According to Duke Energy's outage map, thousands of people in North Carolina woke up Friday without power
Friday's storms brought hail and wind gusts above 50 mph in some areas.
The storms moved in hours after ABC11's First Alert weather said central North Carolina was at an elevated risk for severe weather.
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Friday is the first day of summer. It will bring temperatures in the 80s and a marginal risk for severe weather.
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