CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A Severe Thunderstorm Warning was in place for parts of Mecklenburg, Rowan and Cabarrus until 9 p.m. Friday.
The severe thunderstorm moved slowly southeast at 15 mph.
According to meteorologist Chris Mulchacy, this storm clocked a 55 mph gust around Newell at around 8:30 p.m.
Heavy rain and thunder moved through uptown Charlotte around 8:30 p.m.
WCNC Charlotte is tracking the storms as they move through the area. Stick with WCNC Charlotte for the latest.