Hail falls across Piedmont as thunderstorm passes through area

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Hail fell across the Piedmont on Saturday while a thunderstorm rolled through the area.

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for multiple counties in the Piedmont.

Emergency officials say the watch is in effect until 8 p.m. on Saturday.

The watch is in effect for the following counties:

  • Alamance County
  • Chatham County
  • Davidson County
  • Forsyth County
  • Guilford County
  • Randolph County

Affected areas include Burlington, Graham, Greensboro, High Point, Kernersville, Lexington, Rocky Mount, Thomasville and Winston-Salem.

  • Hail falls during storm in Piedmont (Amanda Ellis)
  • Hail falls during storm in Piedmont (Amanda Ellis)
  • Hail falls during storm in Piedmont (Amanda Ellis)
  • Hail falls during storm in Piedmont (Amanda Ellis)
  • Hail pellets in Mocksville (William Stalker)
  • Hail falls in Archdale (Allison Vance)
  • Hail pellets in Mocksville (William Stalker)
  • Hail falls in Archdale (Allison Vance)
  • Hail falls in Archdale (Allison Vance)
  • Hail falls in Archdale (Allison Vance)
  • Storm damage (Amy Cawley/WGHP)
  • Storm damage (Amy Cawley/WGHP)
  • Storm damage (Amy Cawley/WGHP)

FOX8 Chief Meteorologist Van Denton says showers should arrive by mid to late afternoon. 

Thunderstorms are possible as well with highs in the lower 70s. 

Showers and thunderstorms are likely on Saturday night with lows near 60. 

More showers and thunderstorms are expected on Sunday through the late afternoon and should clear during the evening. 

Highs will be in the mid 70s, and some of the storms could be severe.

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