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The next cold front will move through our area Tuesday with a good coverage of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Some rainfall totals to around one inch will be possible in the heavier cells. Colder air will return Tuesday night into Thursday.
Pinehurst Fire Department extinguishes fire caused by lightning strike
KFDM News learned that Pinehurst police received a call of a lightning strike resulting in a tree fire at about 12:40 p.m. Tuesday in the 3700 block of Whippoorwill Street.
The Pinehurst Fire Department arrived and extinguished the fire before it could spread to nearby structures, said Chief Fred Hanauer III.
Photo courtesy of the Pinehurst Police Department.