Cancelled: Tornado Warning For Chatham, Moore, Lee, and Randolph Counties Until 4:00 PM EST

Written by on February 24, 2016 in Severe Weather

331 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

…THE TORNADO WARNING FOR NORTHWESTERN MOORE…NORTHWESTERN LEE AND
SOUTHEASTERN RANDOLPH COUNTIES IS CANCELLED…

THE STORM THAT PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS MOVED OUT OF RANDOLPH
COUNTY…THEREFORE THE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

LAT…LON 3559 7917 3558 7919 3555 7945 3571 7950
3583 7932
TIME…MOT…LOC 2031Z 229DEG 56KT 3567 7936

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NCC037-242100-
/O.CON.KRAH.TO.W.0004.000000T0000Z-160224T2100Z/
CHATHAM NC-
331 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM EST FOR WESTERN
CHATHAM COUNTY…

AT 331 PM EST…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO…IN ADDITION TO QUARTER SIZE HAIL
AND DAMAGING WIND GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS
LOCATED NEAR GOLDSTON…OR NEAR SILER CITY…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 65
MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
SILER CITY…GOLDSTON AND HASTY.

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 IN A MOBILE
HOME OR OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

 

 

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 400 PM EST FOR WESTERN
CHATHAM…NORTHWESTERN MOORE…NORTHWESTERN LEE AND SOUTHEASTERN
RANDOLPH COUNTIES…

AT 320 PM EST…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO…IN ADDITION TO QUARTER TO GOLFBALL
SIZE HAIL. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED 8 MILES WEST OF
GOLDSTON…OR 10 MILES SOUTH OF SILER CITY…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 70
MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
SANFORD…SILER CITY…GOLDSTON…ROBBINS…HARPERS CROSSROADS…
CUMNOCK…HIGHFALLS…HASTY…GLENDON AND COLERIDGE.

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 IN A MOBILE
HOME OR OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

 

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
309 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
WESTERN CHATHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
NORTHWESTERN MOORE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
NORTHWESTERN LEE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
SOUTHEASTERN RANDOLPH COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 400 PM EST

* AT 309 PM EST…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED 9
MILES NORTHEAST OF BISCOE…OR 13 MILES SOUTHEAST OF NORTH CAROLINA
ZOO…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 65 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
SANFORD…SILER CITY…GOLDSTON…SEAGROVE…ROBBINS…GUM
SPRINGS…HARPERS CROSSROADS…CUMNOCK…HIGHFALLS AND HASTY.

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 IN A MOBILE
HOME OR OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND
PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

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