Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Strong Storms on Wednesday

There's a look at Doppler radar from around 5pm Wednesday afternoon. Scattered strong storms have affected parts of the News 14 Carolina viewing area through much of the day. Here's a look at some of the storm damage reports passed along by the National Weather Service--
  • 2:00pm -- Department of Highways reported trees down blocking roads in Stem and Cornwall in Granville County.
  • 2:30pm -- Trees down on SR 56 near Butner in Granville County. Report from Granville County.
  • 2:35pm -- Law enforcement reported a tree down blocking a roadway 4 miles northeast of Durham near the Durham-Wake County line.
  • 3:00pm -- Law enforcement reported at New Hill Holleman Rd and Old US 1 near Apex in Wake County.
  • 3:00pm -- Law enforcement reported trees down near Robbins in Moore County.
  • 4:00pm -- Numerous trees down along US Highway 158 in Vance County. Report from law enforcement.
  • 4:00pm -- Penny size hail reported by the public near Dabney in Vance County.
  • 4:19pm -- The National Weather Service first relayed a report from fire and rescue officials of a roof possibly blown off a bank building near Anderson Creek in southern Harnett County. News 14 Carolina later spoke with Harnett County officials who said the roof had not been blown off, but damage was done to the roof. No injuries were reported.
  • 4:28pm -- Nickel size hail reported by the general public near Littleton in Warren County.
  • 4:30pm -- Law enforcement reported trees down near Spring Lake in Cumberland County.

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