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A cold front will work through the area tonight reinforcing the nice weather we've had lately. Dry northwest flow aloft will continue keeping the area dry for most of the week. Cool at night and mild to warm days are expected. The next upper system will reach the area next weekend.
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.