Perilous Times and Climate Change
Severe storms spawn tornado in North Carolina, Storm also produced
baseball and tennis-ball sized hail
By the CNN Wire Staff
March 28, 2010 8:39 p.m. EDT
The tornado damaged a mobile home, toppled trees, and several buildings.
* Tornado in Mecklenburg County damaged a mobile home, toppled trees
* Line of strong storms moved northeast, prompting warnings and
(CNN) -- Severe thunderstorms Sunday in the Carolinas spawned at least
one likely tornado that touched down outside of Charlotte, North
Carolina, according to the National Weather Service.
The tornado in Charlotte's western Mecklenburg County damaged a mobile
home, toppled trees and brought down power lines, the weather service
The line of strong storms continued to move northeast, prompting
tornado warnings and watches for such cities as Lexington and
The storm was also producing hail as large as baseball or tennis-ball
size, according to CNN meteorologist Jacqui Jeras.
News14: Tornado touches down in Charlotte
There were no immediate reports of injuries.