Expired: Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Warren, Nash, Edgecombe, Halifax, and Franklin Counties Until 6:45 PM

Written by on October 11, 2018 in Severe Weather

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
522 PM EDT THU OCT 11 2018

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Warren County in central North Carolina…
Nash County in central North Carolina…
Edgecombe County in central North Carolina…
Halifax County in central North Carolina…
Central Franklin County in central North Carolina…

* Until 645 PM EDT

* At 520 PM EDT, a line of damaging winds mixing south along the
western side of Michael were located along a line extending from 6
miles southeast of Hitesburg through Creedmoor to near Fuquay-
Varina, moving east at 25 mph. This line of wind gusts have
produced extensive wind damage, and the high wind gusts could last
for up to 30 minutes. An isolated spin up tornado is also not out
of the question.

HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE…Radar indicated.

IMPACT…Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include…
Rocky Mount, Roanoke Rapids, Tarboro, Nashville, Louisburg,
Warrenton, Halifax, Scotland Neck, Norlina and Dortches.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Straight line winds can blow down trees, power lines, and damage
mobile homes and other buildings. Seek shelter in a sturdy structure
until the storm has passed. Stay away from windows as flying debris
generated by damaging winds can be deadly.

&&

A tornado watch remains in effect until 900 PM EDT for central North
Carolina.

LAT…LON 3600 7741 3590 7734 3582 7735 3580 7747
3568 7766 3583 7775 3587 7783 3573 7821
3584 7827 3625 7833 3630 7828 3654 7832
3654 7790 3651 7790 3648 7765 3642 7756
3632 7757 3632 7744 3621 7738 3611 7723
TIME…MOT…LOC 2120Z 277DEG 21KT 3654 7866 3607 7865 3564 7874

TORNADO…POSSIBLE
HAIL…<.75IN
WIND…60MPH

$$

MORROW

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