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Tornado captured on video in Rockingham Co. | Storm Blog

A tornado touched down in Rockingham Co. and there was also a report of a twister in Mebane.

GREENSBORO, N.C. โ€” The WFMY News 2 weather team is tracking a threat for severe storms, which could include tornadoes, high winds, and hail. It's moving our way for the afternoon and evening hours Friday. 

The Triad is under a Tornado Watch until 10 p.m. 


10:55 p.m. - Rockingham Co. Emergency crews are setting up command after the tornado hit the area. 

10:40 p.m. - Here's a video of the tornado captured by Jackie Weatherman that shows the tornado in Rockingham Co. 

9:01 p.m. - 700 power outages reported in Rockingham Co.

9:00 p.m. - Check out this storm photo from Reidsville. 

8:36 p.m. - Reports of possible tornado damage on the following roads in Rockingham Co., according to Sheriff Sam Page.

  • County Home Rd. near Rockingham Community College. 
  • Sunset View Rd. 
  • Wentworth St
  • Salem Church Rd
  • Hwy 87

8:30 p.m. - Hail pounds down on the Piedmont Triad. 

7:38 p.m. - Confirmed tornado heading toward Wentworth. Take cover. 

7:30 p.m. - Rockingham, Stokes counties under a tornado warning until 7:45 p.m. 

6:56 p.m. - A tornado warning has been issued for Forsyth and Stokes counties. 

6:00 p.m. - Orange County Emergency Services has confirmed a tornado in Mebane with damage to several structures in the E. Washington Street area, according to Orange County. 

5:30 p.m. - A tornado warning has expired for Caswell County.

5:15 p.m. - About 900 power outages reported in Guilford Co. with 800 outages in Greensboro. 

5:14 p.m. - Check out the hail coming down in Elon! 

5:00 p.m. - A tornado warning has been issued for Caswell County until 5:30 p.m. 

4:50 p.m. - WFMY News 2 Skycam view of the heavy rain and wind coming down on the Burlington area. 

4:46 p.m. - Heavy rain coming down in the Graham area. 

4:43 p.m. - Video of hail coming down off McConnell Road in Greensboro. Thanks to Danielle Boyd for sharing. 

4:42 p.m. - This is at the Guilford and Rockingham county line. 

4:40 p.m. - This is what it looked like earlier Friday afternoon near Southeast High School in Guilford Co. Thanks to Calvin Summers for sharing this photo. 

4:39 p.m. - The threat for severe storms will continue through 8 p.m. - 10 p.m. across our area. 

4:38 p.m. - Quarter-size hail from that storm in Pleasant Garden.

4:26 p.m. - Weather team tracking rotation in eastern Guilford Co. 

4:25 p.m. - Ashley Benton shared this photo of the hail coming down in Greensboro. 

4:18 p.m. - Nickel to quarter-sized hail was reported in the area of Old Randleman Road and Siler Road. 

4:13 p.m. - Could have a lot of hail, some large stones too near Pleasant Garden right now with this storm. 

4:01 p.m. - Storms bringing torrential rains to the Greensboro area. 

4:00 p.m. - Keeping an eye on this storm rolling through Guilford County. It is rotating some, not enough to produce a tornado yet. 

3:55 p.m. - Torrential rains on I-40 near Sandy Ridge Road in Greensboro. This is near the Farmer's Market. 

3:45 p.m. - Tornado warning expires for Forsyth, Yadkin counties. 

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