Severe weather threatens Triad

Jan. 30, 2013 @ 05:07 PM

While it may be warm outside, topping the thermometer at 70 degrees, it is also blustery.
Currently the Triad is under a wind advisory until 4 a.m. Thursday morning. A strong cold front, accompanied with showers and isolated thunderstorms, is crossing the region headed east. Winds gusts could possibly reach up to 60 miles per hour with the storm, according to the National Weather Service
A strong concern with the passing system is the possibility for tornadoes. Currently the triad area is not under a tornado watch or warning. Southeast Alabama, much of Georgia and arts of North Carolina and South Carolina are under a tornado watch through 8 p.m.
The same storm has passed through the southeastern region and has left destruction in its path in Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina and Tennessee.
CNN reports that a tornado touched down in Adairsville, Ga. overturning cars, damaging buildings and causing at least one death so far. In Tennessee, CNN reports at one death after a high winds caused a tree to topple on one man’s Nashville home. 
The station also reports tornadoes touching down in Marion County, Ky., and Harrison County, Ind.