The tornado warnings came after radar indicated rotation in areas of Johnston, Sampson and Wayne County.
The storm was moving eastward at 35 mph.
A line of storms moved in from the west, bringing the possibility of strong wind gusts.
Tornado Warning including Goldsboro NC, Elroy NC, Brogden NC until 6:45 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/ubefJwRnt1— NWS Tornado (@NWStornado) October 22, 2019
Most of the ABC11 viewing area is in the "marginal" risk area for severe weather, which is a level 1 out of 5.
The severe threat is now down to a marginal risk, level 1 out of 5. Gusty winds are possible in the strongest storms this afternoon. pic.twitter.com/DJMpv3XbLo— Brittany Bell (@BrittanyABC11) October 22, 2019
Some powerful wind gusts are still possible Tuesday as storms move out.
Temperatures will top out in the low to mid-70s for much of the area. Some localized flooding or a small pocket of hail is possible as well, but are not big threats.
Isolated showers hit during the morning with scattered rain developing through the middle of the day. Pop-up storms developed in the afternoon and are moving on into the Coastal Plain through sunset.
It will clear later, with lows in the 45-50 degrees range.
It should be sunny tomorrow, with highs in the mid-60s to 70s and lows in the 42-47 range.
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