From the National Weather Service: Central North Carolina (including the Triad) is under a Tornado Watch (til 2pm) and Flash Flood Watch through this evening. You can send severe weather updates to the National Weather Center by calling 1- 866 -215 -4324.
Forecast: Expect showers and thunderstorms throughout the day. Breezy…High 78
Power outages in Greensboro (8:30am): Duke Power reporting that over 3,000 people that live near High Point Road are without power. FYI: Repair crews are on the scene of a downed utility pole near MacKay Road and High Point Road in Greensboro. (Fox 8)
Yesterday in Wilkes County, a small tornado touched down west of Traphill around suppertime. Hundreds of trees were brought down by the storm…
Students at Greensboro Day school will be wearing white t-shirts in memory of 14 year old Tyler Williams who was tragically killed in a tubing accident at Badin Lake on Saturday. Two other teens, also Greensboro Day students, were also injured in the boating accident. Facebook: Classmates were asked to “wear white t-shirts with characteristics you appreciated about Tyler written all over the shirt”.
Students at Midway Elementary School will be eating their lunches in the school gym over the next several weeks after a fire damaged a portion of the cafeteria Sunday afternoon. Food will be brought to the school from another school. A short-circuited computer likely starting the electrical fire.
A 21-year-old Lexington man drowned at High Rock Lake yesterday afternoon. One of two deputies patrolling the Pebble Beach swimming access jumped in to try to find the man…but the murky water made it difficult for him to see. The accident happened at the swimming access off Highway 8 south of Lexington.
More than a week after Hurricane Irene made landfall along the outer Banks, residents of Hatteras Island were allowed to return home starting at noon on Monday. Residents were asked to present a driver’s license showing a local address for one of the villages on Hatteras Island to be able to return. http://www.wxii12.com/news/29082394/detail.html#ixzz1XAkDnh8j
More information about WBFJ on location at the Winston-Salem Air Show this Friday, Saturday and Sunday (SEPT 9 – 10 – 11) at Smith Reynolds airport in Winston-Salem at www.wsairshow.com
FYI: Bring at least five non-perishable food items on Friday or Saturday and get a FREE 100th anniversary air show program. Food drive to help out Second Harvest Food Bank.
SPORTS: The Greensboro Grasshoppers will host the Hickory Crawdads after clinching a spot in the South Atlantic League Divisional Championship Series on Monday. Game one: WEDNESDAY (Sept 7th ) 7pm at NewBridge Bank Park.
VERSE: “Let everything that has breath praise the LORD” Psalm 150
QUOTE: “A person who loves his job, will never work a day in his life.”
MON-SAT 6A-10A(& Sunday@5 host)