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Storms Possible Early Friday in North Carolina & Virginia

7 May 2021, 3:00 am

A storm system that brought severe weather to the Midwest and Mid-Mississippi Valley on Thursday shifts to the East Coast on Friday. Heavy rain will be possible along with a few severe storms, and some of those storms are expected early in the day. Moderate wind shear will be present with a pocket of low to moderate instability.

We will see isolated heavy rain, gusty winds and hail as well, although widespread severe weather is not anticipated. We’ve had a history of large hailstones this morning and gusty winds.

 

 

Forecast

Most of the activity this afternoon and evening will be heavy rain and rumbles of thunder. By sundown, most of the activity will be centered over the ocean.

Stay with WeatherNation on air for the latest warning information.

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Rob grew up in South Florida, where daily afternoon storms and hurricanes piqued his interest in meteorology early on. That interest was fostered by his teachers and his father, who one time brought him onto the roof of their home to watch a funnel cloud move through the Everglades several miles away. ... Load MoreYears of filmmaking and tv production in high school gradually pushed him toward broadcast meteorology at Florida State University, where he joined and eventually led the student run daily weather show. After graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Meteorology, he began his career at KESQ in Palm Springs, California before heading to KFSN in Fresno and WLOS in Asheville, North Carolina. He has covered a diverse array of extreme weather events, including haboobs and flash flooding in the desert, extreme snow in the Sierra, hurricanes, and Appalachian ice storms. He also enjoys telling stories and reporting about weather issues.

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