Severe Weather Threat Ends In Eastern Carolina

A powerful cold front pushed its way through Eastern Carolina, producing severe thunderstorms and the threat of tornadoes.

Hail was reported in several counties, and there were some reports of damage. (See storm damage story.)

The National Weather Service issued dozens of severe thunderstorm warnings and several tornado warnings as the system moved through North Carolina.

The weather is expected to be quiet for the remainder of the week, with a warm, sunny forecast for the Memorial Day weekend.

When severe weather strikes, stay tuned to WITN for the latest from Advanced VIPIR. Chief Meteorologist Marvin Daugherty and meteorologists Jim Howard, and Jamie Arnold will work around the clock to give you the latest information and any warnings.

You can also tune into WITN's 24/7 weather channel. You can watch it on our website,, as well as over the air on 7.2, on Suddenlink Digital Cable Channel 167 and Time Warner Digital Cable on Channel 931. Also, don't forget to download First Alert Weather for Your Desktop, absolutely free! Just go to the top of homepage and click on the icon.

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