Expired: Tornado Warning For Wake County Until 5:00 PM EST

Written by on February 24, 2016 in Severe Weather

453 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM EST FOR
SOUTHWESTERN WAKE AND NORTH CENTRAL HARNETT COUNTIES…

AT 451 PM EST…DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO INDICATE A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE WINDS AND A
TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR FUQUAY-VARINA…OR 13
MILES NORTH OF LILLINGTON…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 70 MPH.

THIS STORM HAS WEAKENED IN THE PAST TEN MINUTES…AND IF THIS TREND
CONTINUES…THE WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE AT 500 PM EST.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CARY…GARNER…FUQUAY-VARINA…APEX…HOLLY SPRINGS…DUNCAN…
HARRIS LAKE BOAT LAUNCH…NEW HILL…SHEARON HARRIS RESERVOIR AND
LAKE WHEELER.

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
420 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN CHATHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
SOUTHWESTERN WAKE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
WESTERN HARNETT COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
CENTRAL LEE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 500 PM EST

* AT 420 PM EST…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED 10
MILES NORTHEAST OF SOUTHERN PINES…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 70 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
CARY…SANFORD…LILLINGTON…GARNER…FUQUAY-VARINA…ANGIER…
APEX…HOLLY SPRINGS…BROADWAY AND SEMINOLE.

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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