Strong thunderstorms battered parts of North Carolina on August 13, the National Weather Service reported.
This video shows strong wind and rain pelting down on a property. Officials said a number of residents in Morganton were left without power after lightning struck the area.
A store in the nearby area of Bethlehem suffered damage as a result of the strong winds.
The severe weather was expected to continue through Wednesday evening, the NWS said. Credit: Scotty Powell via Storyful