Remnants of Lee bring wind, rain to Rowan
Published 12:00 am Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Salisbury, NC (AP) — The remnants of Tropical Storm Lee brought wind, rain and the threat of tornadoes to North Carolina.
The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for parts of Person, Granville, Vance, Moore and Lee counties early Tuesday. That storm system was moving north.
Duke Energy reported about 3,000 customers without electric service early Tuesday, most in Cabarrus County, northeast of Charlotte.
Progress Energy reported nearly 2,500 customers without service, most around Asheville and southwest of Sanford.
There were no immediate reports of injuries or serious property damage.
A state trooper on Monday spotted a funnel cloud in Union County, southeast of Charlotte.