Belmont Drive-In closed indefinitely due to storm damage

Belmont Drive-In closed indefinitely due to storm damage

The Belmont Drive-In reopened last August to huge crowds after being dormant for nearly a decade. BELMONT, N.C. — The Belmont Drive-In announced it will be closed until further notice due to damage caused by Wednesday’s severe weather outbreak.  The theater posted the update on Facebook, saying the owners are drawing up a plan of action to raise the money for repairs. The drive-in reopened last August to much fanfare after being shut down for…

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'Chin up high': Beloved Belmont drive-in closed indefinitely after severe weather

'Chin up high': Beloved Belmont drive-in closed indefinitely after severe weather

The Belmont Drive-In reopened last August to huge crowds after being dormant for nearly a decade. BELMONT, N.C. — The Belmont Drive-In announced it will be closed until further notice due to damage caused by Wednesday’s severe weather outbreak.  The theater posted the update on Facebook, saying the owners are drawing up a plan of action to raise the money for repairs. The drive-in reopened last August to much fanfare after being shut down for…

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'Chin up high': Beloved Belmont drive-in closed indefinitely after severe weather

'Chin up high': Beloved Belmont drive-in closed indefinitely after severe weather

The Belmont Drive-In reopened last August to huge crowds after being dormant for nearly a decade. BELMONT, N.C. — The Belmont Drive-In announced it will be closed until further notice due to damage caused by Wednesday’s severe weather outbreak.  The theater posted the update on Facebook, saying the owners are drawing up a plan of action to raise the money for repairs. The drive-in reopened last August to much fanfare after being shut down for…

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Another round of storms moves in after severe weather kills 1, floods roads and downs trees across Charlotte area

Another round of storms moves in after severe weather kills 1, floods roads and downs trees across Charlotte area

A tornado warning and several severe thunderstorm watches were in effect for areas near Charlotte Wednesday. Author: Brad Panovich, Hank Lee, James Brierton (WCNC), Brittany Van Voorhees (WCNC), Blair Shiff (WCNC), Chris Mulcahy, Larry Sprinkle, Anders J. Hare (WCNC) Published: 1:50 PM EDT May 7, 2024 Updated: 6:26 AM EDT May 9, 2024 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Tornado Watch was in effect in York and Chester County until 4 a.m. as a line of storms…

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Another round of storms moves in after severe weather kills 1, floods roads and downs trees across Charlotte area Wednesday

Another round of storms moves in after severe weather kills 1, floods roads and downs trees across Charlotte area Wednesday

A tornado warning and several severe thunderstorm watches were in effect for areas near Charlotte Wednesday. Author: Brad Panovich, Hank Lee, James Brierton (WCNC), Brittany Van Voorhees (WCNC), Blair Shiff (WCNC), Chris Mulcahy, Larry Sprinkle Published: 1:50 PM EDT May 7, 2024 Updated: 3:31 AM EDT May 9, 2024 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Tornado Watch is in effect in York and Chester County until 4 a.m. as a line of storms moves through the area…

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Another round of severe storms, localized flooding Thursday morning

Another round of severe storms, localized flooding Thursday morning

Comfortable weather is on the way for Mother’s Day weekend. Author: WCNC Staff, Brad Panovich, Chris Mulcahy, Brittany Van Voorhees (WCNC), Larry Sprinkle, KJ Jacobs Published: 12:41 PM EST March 6, 2019 Updated: 10:08 PM EDT May 8, 2024 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There is a chance for two rounds of strong/severe thunderstorms. The first will be this afternoon (which will be the highest threat) and again after midnight.  Today The atmosphere is primed right now….

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Severe weather kills 1, floods roads and downs trees across Charlotte area

Severe weather kills 1, floods roads and downs trees across Charlotte area

A tornado warning and several severe thunderstorm watches were in effect for areas near Charlotte Wednesday. Author: Brad Panovich, Hank Lee, James Brierton (WCNC), Brittany Van Voorhees (WCNC), Blair Shiff (WCNC), Chris Mulcahy, Larry Sprinkle Published: 1:50 PM EDT May 7, 2024 Updated: 7:18 PM EDT May 8, 2024 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Multiple severe thunderstorm watches and warnings were issued for parts of the Charlotte area as a line of strong storms moved across the…

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Severe weather kills 1, floods roads and downs tress across Charlotte area

Severe weather kills 1, floods roads and downs tress across Charlotte area

A tornado warning and several severe thunderstorm watches were in effect for areas near Charlotte Wednesday. Author: Brad Panovich, Hank Lee, James Brierton (WCNC), Brittany Van Voorhees (WCNC), Blair Shiff (WCNC), Chris Mulcahy, Larry Sprinkle Published: 1:50 PM EDT May 7, 2024 Updated: 7:03 PM EDT May 8, 2024 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Multiple severe thunderstorm watches and warnings were issued for parts of the Charlotte area as a line of strong storms moved across the…

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1 dead after severe weather brings heavy rain, hail, strong winds to Charlotte area

1 dead after severe weather brings heavy rain, hail, strong winds to Charlotte area

A tornado warning and several severe thunderstorm watches were in effect for areas near Charlotte Wednesday. Author: Brad Panovich, Hank Lee, James Brierton (WCNC), Brittany Van Voorhees (WCNC), Blair Shiff (WCNC), Chris Mulcahy, Larry Sprinkle Published: 1:50 PM EDT May 7, 2024 Updated: 6:36 PM EDT May 8, 2024 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Multiple severe thunderstorm watches and warnings were issued for parts of the Charlotte area as a line of strong storms moved across the…

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Severe weather brings heavy rain, hail, strong winds to Charlotte area

Severe weather brings heavy rain, hail, strong winds to Charlotte area

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for 5 p.m. for areas near Charlotte Wednesday. A tornado watch was issued for Cleveland, Lincoln and Gaston counties. Author: Brad Panovich, Hank Lee, James Brierton (WCNC), Brittany Van Voorhees (WCNC), Blair Shiff (WCNC) Published: 1:50 PM EDT May 7, 2024 Updated: 4:58 PM EDT May 8, 2024 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Multiple severe thunderstorm watches and warnings are in effect for parts of the Charlotte area as a…

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Weather Aware: Tornado warning issued for 3 counties

Weather Aware: Tornado warning issued for 3 counties

A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for 4 p.m. for areas near Charlotte Wednesday with a Tornado Watch issued for Cleveland, Lincoln and Gaston counties. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Severe thunderstorm watches and warnings are in effect for parts of the Charlotte area as a line of strong storms moves across the Carolinas Wednesday afternoon. A Tornado Warning was issued around 3 p.m. for Cleveland, Gaston and Lincoln counties and will remain in effect through…

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McMaster requests FEMA aid after severe weather destroys homes in Rock Hill

McMaster requests FEMA aid after severe weather destroys homes in Rock Hill

A severe thunderstorm with 90 mph winds and 2-inch hail caused widespread damage in Rock Hill, destroying over a dozen homes. YORK COUNTY, S.C. — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster requested federal assistance with storm cleanup in Rock Hill after severe weather caused widespread damage last month.  A line of severe thunderstorms produced damaging winds and large hail on April 20, destroying 16 homes and damaging a dozen more. McMaster’s request is for a Presidential…

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Weather IQ: Understanding the difference between EF0 to EF5 tornadoes

Weather IQ: Understanding the difference between EF0 to EF5 tornadoes

From weak to devastating tornadoes, a visual explanation of tornado damage on the Enhance Fujita Scale. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The United States on average has over 1.200 tornadoes every year. Based on its damage, each tornado is graded on a tornado scale called the Enhanced Fujita Scale. The scale ranges from the weakest tornadoes at EF0 to the strongest tornadoes at EF5. What is the Enhanced Fujita Scale? The Enhanced Fujita scale is fairly new….

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Panovich: 'Don't be surprised' if Charlotte sees severe weather on Thursday

Panovich: 'Don't be surprised' if Charlotte sees severe weather on Thursday

A line of strong thunderstorms is expected to hit the Charlotte area early Thursday. Brad Panovich breaks down the timing and impacts. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There is a risk for severe weather, including strong thunderstorms, across the Charlotte area over the next few days, including a line of storms that could hit early Thursday morning, Chief Meteorologist Brad Panovich said.  Panovich declared Wednesday and Thursday as Weather Aware days in the Charlotte area. This means…

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Panovich: 'Don't be surprised' if Charlotte sees severe weather on Thursday

Panovich: 'Don't be surprised' if Charlotte sees severe weather on Thursday

A line of strong thunderstorms is expected to hit the Charlotte area early Thursday. Brad Panovich breaks down the timing and impacts. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There is a risk for severe weather, including strong thunderstorms, across the Charlotte area over the next few days, including a line of storms that could hit early Thursday morning, Chief Meteorologist Brad Panovich said.  Panovich declared Wednesday and Thursday as Weather Aware days in the Charlotte area. This means…

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