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ROCKINGHAM — Several Pee Dee area counties are under a tornado watch until Monday evening.

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HAMLET — The threat of severe weather on Thursday will have Richmond County students getting out early.

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Friday, 14 August 2020 15:09

Cooper declares August as Preparedness Month

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper has declared August as North Carolina Preparedness Month, encouraging individuals, families, schools and businesses to review their emergency plans and update their emergency supply kits. 

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More than 30 deaths, including two in North Carolina, have been blamed on Hurricane Dorian as it continues northward just off the coast.

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Thursday, 05 September 2019 13:35

Dorian spawns tornadoes across the Carolinas

Although the eye of Hurricane Dorian was south of Charleston, the storm has already caused damage across the Carolinas.

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Sunday, 14 April 2019 20:02

All hail breaks loose in Hamlet

HAMLET — A storm moving through earlier Sunday dropped hail on Richmond County for the second time this weekend.

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ROCKINGHAM — Although no warnings or watches have yet been issued, there is a high potential for strong thunderstorms to sweep through Richmond County this afternoon and into the night.

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CORDOVA — On Tuesday evening an unexpected hailstorm made its way through Cordova.


The National Weather Service issued a Flashflood Warning for Richmond County around 7:30p.m. This was followed by heavy rain and a hailstorm in the Cordova area that lasted for only a matter of minutes; however, the damage left in its wake has residents questioning if the storm was something more.

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