Severe storms cause damage, flooding in Greensboro area
GREENSBORO, N.C. (WNCN) — Storms that caused damage and flooding the Greensboro region Saturday are generally headed east and south towards the Triangle area.
The storms in Greensboro caused nearly 3,500 power outages in that city and downed several trees, according to WFMY-TV.
Around 6:15 p.m. a severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Chatham County until 7 p.m.
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The city of Greensboro sent out an alert to everyone to use “extreme caution” while traveling. Some lanes on key roads were closed because of flooding and “major intersection” traffic signals were out because of power outages, the city said.
The storms are very slow moving, so they dumped large amounts of rain in the area. Hail and lightning were also threats from the storms, according to WFMY.
A flash flood warning was issued for Guilford County until 8 p.m.
It remains to be seen if the same storms will make