Expired: Tornado Warning for Carteret County Until 9:30 PM

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
916 PM EDT Thu Sep 17 2020

The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
North central Carteret County in eastern North Carolina…

* Until 930 PM EDT.

* At 916 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located over South River, or 15 miles east of Havelock, moving
northeast at 25 mph.

HAZARD…Tornado.

SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.

* Locations impacted include…
South River.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.

Please send your reports of wind and/or hail damage, including trees
or large limbs downed, by calling the National Weather Service office
in Newport at 1-800-889-6889.

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LAT…LON 3490 7661 3492 7665 3507 7657 3500 7643
TIME…MOT…LOC 0116Z 221DEG 22KT 3494 7662

TORNADO…RADAR INDICATED
HAIL…0.00IN