WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — A TORNADO WATCH has been issued for Onslow, Duplin, Sampson, and Cumberland Counties until 9 PM.
An approaching storm system will tap into a warm, humid environment to prodce scattered thunderstorms. Large hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain will accompany some of these thunderstorms. An isolated tornado is also possible.
The threat of severe weather will diminish by 10 PM. The rest of the weekend looks dry and comfortably warm.
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–Chief Meteorologist Jerry Jackson
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