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Another round of showers scheduled later this afternoon. Moisture levels will remain rather high for the next few days with scattered showers and thunderstorms possible. Some of the heaviest activity will likely be around the end of the week. With more clouds and scattered showers, temperatures will be cooler for afternoon highs.
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.