Cancelled: Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Halifax and Edgecombe Counties Until 5:15PM

Written by on July 31, 2016 in Severe Weather

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
424 PM EDT SUN JUL 31 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
SOUTH CENTRAL HALIFAX COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
EDGECOMBE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 515 PM EDT

* AT 423 PM EDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED NEAR ROCKY
MOUNT… MOVING EAST AT 15 MPH.

HAZARD…60 MPH WIND GUSTS AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED.

IMPACT…HAIL DAMAGE TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE
TO ROOFS…SIDING…AND TREES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
ROCKY MOUNT…TARBORO…PRINCEVILLE…PINETOPS…HOBGOOD…
CONETOE…SPEED…LEGGETT AND KINGSBORO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A
BUILDING.

LARGE HAIL…DAMAGING WINDS…AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND
LIGHTNING ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE’S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER…IF YOU CAN
HEAR THUNDER…YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM…AND MAY LEAD TO
FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS.

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