...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT EAST CENTRAL FORSYTH AND WEST
CENTRAL GUILFORD COUNTIES UNTIL 745 PM EDT...
AT 704 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM OVER
KERNERSVILLE, OR 10 MILES NORTHWEST OF HIGH POINT. THIS STORM WAS
WIND GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.
HEAVY RAIN AND MINOR FLOODING AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING
WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
WINSTON-SALEM, KERNERSVILLE, SEDGE GARDEN AND COLFAX.
SEEK SHELTER IN A NEARBY BUILDING OR VEHICLE. WIND GUSTS AS HIGH AS
50 MPH ARE CAPABLE OF KNOCKING DOWN SMALL OR WEAKENED TREES AND
BLOWING AROUND TRASH CANS, POTTED PLANTS, LAWN FURNITURE AND OTHER
LIGHT OUTDOOR OBJECTS.
LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN WILL QUICKLY REDUCE VISIBILITY AND RESULT IN
PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS, STANDING WATER IN LOW LYING AREAS, AND
MINOR FLOODING OF CREEKS, STREAMS, AND AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE.
DRIVERS ARE URGED TO SLOW DOWN AND USE EXTRA CAUTION TO AVOID
HYDROPLANING, ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS WHERE PROLONGED HEAVY RAIN
CAN QUICKLY LEAD TO FLOODING.
FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.
Photos: Guilford Animal Shelter waives some adoption fees
More than 40 dogs and cats were dropped off Wednesday at the Guilford County Animal Shelter, putting it close to capacity. So, through June 29, officials are waiving the adoption fee for animals that have been at the shelter for 30 days or more.
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Stephanie Hinkle holds Willow the kitten close while debating whether to adopt a pet at the Guilford County Animal Shelter in Greensboro, N.C., on Thursday, June 13, 2019.