A tornado was spotted on the ground 9 miles southwest of Hickory near Icard, North Carolina, according to the National Weather Service out of Greenville/Spartanburg. The tornado was reported to be moving northeast at 70 mph.
NWS Severe Storm Prediction Center Monday showed a Day 1 Tornado Risk of 5% a 14,819 square mile area including Raleigh, NC…Durham, NC…Fayetteville, NC…Charleston, SC…Cary, North Carolina.
— ABC News (@ABC) October 24, 2017
— Brad Panovich (@wxbrad) October 23, 2017
Planes & a building at Hickory Regional Airport have been destroyed. Tornado was spotted in the area, according to National Weather Service. pic.twitter.com/kc9mNCPYcC
— Ryan Wilusz (@MNH_RyanW) October 23, 2017
— WSOCTV (@wsoctv) October 23, 2017
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NWS FORECAST 8:32 PM
Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10pm. Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 49. West wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tuesday: Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Light west southwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 58. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. West northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 62.
Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 40.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 66.
Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 7am. Partly sunny, with a high near 65.
Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 54.
35.74°N 81.33°W (Elev. 1148 ft)
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