Homes destroyed after possible tornadoes

several homes were damaged or destroyed in the Iredell County area.

IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. – Tornado warnings have come and gone in local counties, but the damage from the severe weather was done in some areas of NBC Charlotte's viewing area.

A possible tornado in Iredell County destroyed one of the homes.

Earlier Wednesday, tornado warnings were issued in Alexander, Burke, Iredell, Rowan and Union counties before expiring.

Tornado watches also came and went in Avery, Burke, Chesterfield (S.C.), Caldwell, Cabarrus, Chester (S.C.), Cleveland, Catawba, Gaston, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Union and York (S.C.) counties.

Also on Wednesday, trees fell down on I-77 southbound, blocking the right and center lanes before Nation Ford Road. Trees were also down in Newberry, S.C. 

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The good news is that Panovich expects a break in the rain by Thursday morning. By the afternoon, we could possibly see some sunshine, and by Thursday night, things are looking great going into the weekend. 

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