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Severe Storm Causes Power Outages in North Carolina

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