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Severe Thunderstorm Warning expires for parts of the Charlotte-area

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for parts of Mecklenburg, Rowan and Cabarrus until 9 p.m. Friday.
Credit: WCNC

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.

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