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These changes will impact severe weather alerts on your phone

Starting April 28th, there will be a new tiered system for Severe Thunderstorm Warnings. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The National Weather Service is making changes to the way they issue and disseminate Severe Thunderstorm Warnings to the public. The changes will impact the way your cell phone automatically receives severe weather alerts.…
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Smell rotten eggs in the air? Investigators may have figured out why.

The smell of rotten eggs is lingering in the air across south Charlotte and South Carolina. Now a source for the odor may have been found. CATAWBA, S.C. — Several communities outside Charlotte have a stinky problem.  “Rotten eggs maybe like something rotting in a swamp,” South Carolina resident Scott McMullen said of the smell plaguing residents in Fort Mill, Indian Land, and South Carolina.…
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The dangers of hail: Severe Weather Preparedness Week:

Hail is responsible for billions of dollars in damage across the United States and will be seen this severe weather season. Facts you should know. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Hail is an insurance claim waiting to happen. Every year across the US there are on average 5,000 major hail events. …
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Severe Weather Preparedness Week: Tornadoes and straight-line winds

Did you know winds from a severe thunderstorm can sometimes be just as destructive as a tornado? CHARLOTTE, N.C. — “Wind is wind.”  Did you know winds from a severe thunderstorm can sometimes be just as destructive as a tornado? And oftentimes when people think of winds with a thunderstorm, they automatically think of tornadoes, but most years there are more damage reports from straight-line winds.…