Expired: Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Wayne, Edgecombe, and Wilson Counties Until 7:15 PM EST

BULLETIN – IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
625 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR…
NORTHEASTERN WAYNE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
EDGECOMBE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
WILSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 715 PM EST

* AT 625 PM EST…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAILA ND DAMAGING WINDS UP TO 60
MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR FREMONT…OR 15 MILES NORTH OF
GOLDSBORO…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
TARBORO…WILSON…ELM CITY…FREMONT…PRINCEVILLE…PINETOPS…
LUCAMA…STANTONSBURG…BLACK CREEK…PIKEVILLE…MACCLESFIELD…
SARATOGA…CONETOE…EUREKA…SPEED…LEGGETT…WILLBANKS AND
KINGSBORO.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR NUMEROUS INJURIES…
DEATHS…AND A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF PROPERTY DAMAGE EACH YEAR…
TYPICALLY IN ASSOCIATION WITH FALLING TREES OR TREE BRANCHES. IF
OUTSIDE…SEEK SHELTER IMMEDIATELY. MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE
LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS…AND STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.