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Storms, damaging winds move through the Carolinas

As storms move through the Charlotte area, those in its path could see damaging wind gusts and hail.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Storms moved through the Carolinas on Sunday afternoon into the evening, bringing along the threat of damaging wind gusts and hail.

Just before 4:30 p.m. Sunday, a Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued for Gaston, Mecklenburg and York counties, which expired at 5:15 p.m. Later, a Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued for Chesterfield and Lancaster counties, which expired at 6:15 p.m.

Storms moved through the Charlotte area with 60 mph wind gusts and quarter-sized hail. What follows are real-time updates from Sunday, June 28.

Real-Time Updates

7:15 p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warnings in the area have expired. 

There were reports of trees down in Lancaster County on Shiloh Unity Road and Thompson Road due to the weather event, and there were several reports of trees down in Union County.

At this time, it's not known if there were any injuries reported in connection to the severe weather event.

6:40 p.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Chester, Laurens, Spartanburg and Union counties until 7:15 p.m.

6:15 p.m.

The Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect for Union and Chesterfield counties has expanded. While no damage has been reported, it brought heavy rain and small hail through the region. 

5:15 p.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect for Union and Chesterfield counties until 6:15 p.m. The main threats are expected to be damaging wind gusts along with hail. 

It comes as the Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the Mecklenburg County area is set to expire at 5:15 p.m. 

5:00 p.m.

As the storms move through the Charlotte area, video below shows trees shaking through wind and heavy rain in south Charlotte.

4:41 p.m.

The Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Gaston and York counties have been canceled, but the Mecklenburg County warning is still in effect until 5:15 p.m. 

4:30 p.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm warning has been issued for Gaston, Mecklenburg and York counties. It's in place until 5:15 p.m. WCNC Charlotte Meteorologist Iisha Scott says the storm is drifting east at 20 miles per hour. 

RELATED: FORECAST: Storms moving through the area

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