CHARLOTTE, N.C. —
First Warn chief meteorologist Brad Panovich said the storms could bring a threat of hail, flash flooding, and isolated tornadoes, depending on the timing. One thing Panovich is confident about is the threat of damaging winds.
"Regardless of what kind of thunderstorms we get, we're going to see damaging winds, even outside of thunderstorms," Panovich said.
Scattered showers will start in the foothills Friday morning before the heavy stuff gets to Charlotte by early afternoon.
"It'll be crossing over Charlotte around 4 o'clock and there could be some embedded rotation and at the very least some strong wind shear," Panovich said.
Currently, there are 24 teams in MLS with three more (Miami, Nashville and Austin) on the way. St. Louis and Sacramento are reportedly front-runners to land teams 28 and 29, but many think Charlotte would have a solid chance at getting the 30th team.
Since taking over the Carolina Panthers in July 2018, owner David Tepper has made it clear he would like to try and bring MLS to Charlotte, and Bank of America Stadium. In fact, the Panthers have recently held focus groups, and sent out surveys to fans inquiring about their interest in seeing a team come to the Carolinas.
Other cities reportedly in the mix for the 30th franchise include: Raleigh, Phoenix, Indianapolis, Detroit and San Diego.
3. CMPD Chief Kerr Putney is open to releasing the full body cam video of the Danquirs Franklin shooting
Amid mounting pressure from the community, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Kerr Putney said he's open to releasing the full body camera footage of last month's shooting of Danquirs Franklin.
"We fulfilled the legal requirements, but we want to do more. That's the truth," he told NBC Charlotte Thursday afternoon. "Here's the fine line. There comes a time when there's information in the video that really hurts the investigation and that's the only limit I would ask to put on it."
According to a CMPD spokesperson, the agency is now handing over the rest of the video to the judge who is expected to make a decision next week about whether to release all of it to the public.
Annie Wilson is no stranger to the Charlotte and Matthews area. Wilson, born in 1910, was the 9th of 10 children living on a farm in Matthews.
Wilson, who now lives at the Brookdale Carriage Club in Charlotte, N.C., is set to celebrate her 109th birthday on Friday, April 19. Her birthday is actually on Saturday but wanted to have her party on Friday so all of her friends could help celebrate.
Wilson said her favorite day of the week is Friday because that's when she gets to unwind with a glass of wine.
"That's the only wine I have, is that one little glass of wine on Friday, It's good though," Wilson joked.
The sale of a home in Mooresville qualifies as the most expensive property sold in Lake Norman this year.
The lakefront home, located at 127 Thurstons Way, sold for $4.78 million. The home stretches over 12,000 square feet of luxury living, with four bedrooms, four full and five half baths.
The home is designed with custom details, from rich wooded corridors and elegant staircases, chef-inspired kitchen with double ovens and stainless steel appliances. It also has a 1,200-bottle wine cellar, home theater, and game room.