Strong Thunderstorms Bring Hail, Gusty Winds, And Damage To The Triad

Storms Knocks Down Tree on House

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Strong thunderstorms brought hail, gusty winds, heavy rain, and lighting to the Piedmont Triad. 

Wind gusts were up to 45 mph in Winston-Salem, Greensboro, and Burlington. Here you can see a construction worker in Greensboro holding back road signs from traffic as the wind moved through. 

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The wind also brought down trees across the Piedmont Triad. A massive tree fell on a home on Fortune Lane in Greensboro.

 

A tree also fell on multiple cars at Forbis and Dick Funeral Home on West Friendly Avenue in Greensboro. 

In Winston-Salem a tree fell on a car on University Parkway and 14th Streets. Emergency services said there are injuries.

The storm system also brought hail in Yadkin, Surry, Forsyth, and Guilford counties

 

Check out this hail video from Blowing Rock. 

 

 

 

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