make WWAY your homepage  Become a fan on facebook  Follow us on twitter  Receive RSS Newsfeeds  MEMBERS: Register | Login

Cold front brings severe weather, but quiet conditions return for weekend


WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) -- A strong cold front produced several severe thunderstorm/tornado warnings in southeastern NC Friday afternoon. Although no tornadoes were actually confirmed, reports of downed trees were noted in several counties. Minor structural damage (mainly to gazebos and canopies) was reported in Duplin and Bladen counties.

Cooler, drier air returns behind the front- just in time for the weekend.

-Chief Meteorologist Jerry Jackson

Disclaimer: Comments posted on this, or any story are opinions of those people posting them, and not the views or opinions of WWAY NewsChannel 3, its management or employees. You can view our comment policy here.