Expired: Tornado Warning for Craven and Beaufort Counties Until 8:30PM

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
739 PM EDT Tue Oct 22 2019

The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
North central Craven County in eastern North Carolina…
Southwestern Beaufort County in eastern North Carolina…

* Until 830 PM EDT.

* At 739 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Vanceboro, or 15 miles southwest of River Road,
moving east at 30 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…
Blounts Creek, Vanceboro, Wilmar, Edward, Royal, Bonnerton, Cox
Crossroads, Core Point, South Creek, Bayview, Aurora Ferry
Terminal, Bayview Ferry Terminal and Aurora.

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.

Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the
tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!

Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do not
wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!

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.

&&

LAT…LON 3531 7721 3540 7721 3551 7672 3524 7668
TIME…MOT…LOC 2339Z 272DEG 27KT 3535 7718

TORNADO…RADAR INDICATED
HAIL…0.00IN