TRACKING: Storms barrel through the area

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TUESDAY: Storms moved into the area Tuesday night that brought hail, major downpours, lightning and heavy winds.

Another round was expected to move in overnight.

LINK: INTERACTIVE RADAR

Click to watch Meteorologist John Ahrens' Tuesday night forecast.

10:50 p.m.: Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for Chesterfield County, S.C. until 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

9:45 p.m.: The Charlotte-Douglas International Airport lifted its ground stop.

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8:15 p.m.: A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for Gaston, Cleveland and Lincoln counties until 9 p.m., and Mecklenburg and Cabarrus counties until 8:45 p.m

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8:30 p.m.: FAA has issued a ground stop at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport. The airport is telling people to check with the airlines on the status of their flight.

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8:41 p.m.: Severe thunderstorm warning for Cabarrus and Rowan counties until 9:30 p.m.

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8:46: Severe thunderstorm warning for Stanly County until 9:45 p.m.

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9:00 p.m.: Ground stop continues at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport. Check with your airlines on the status of your flight.

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9:19 p.m.: Severe thunderstorm warning for Iredell and Rowan counties until 10:15 p.m.

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9:40 p.m.: FAA cancels ground stop at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.

 

IMAGES: Severe storms bring hail, thunderstorm warnings

WET WEATHER: It looks as though those storms won’t be widespread, mostly focused well to the west and south of Charlotte, but a few storms will likely pop up around the metro region Tuesday night. Heavy rain, strong winds and hail will be the main threats.

LOOKING AHEAD: That activity will clear out overnight, with dry skies expected the rest of the week. Temps will cool back down though by Thursday, with highs only in the lower 50s.

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