Heavy storms moved through the area Tuesday afternoon (August 13) and damaged property in some parts of the region. Alexander County was hit hard by the stormy weather.
As a result of the severe thunderstorms, there were several reports of trees falling onto homes. Homes on Shiloh Church Road and Skyline Church Road, both in the Bethlehem community, were damaged when trees fell on them.
Wind caused damage to the front of Bethlehem Pharmacy. According to published reports, customers were moved to the back of the store until the storm passed. No serious injuries were reported as a result of Tuesday's storms.