Expired: Tornado Warning for Craven and Carteret Counties Until 8:45 PM

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

The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a

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

* Until 845 PM EDT.

* At 816 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Newport, moving northeast at 20 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…
Havelock and Cherry Branch Ferry Terminal.

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 3478 7698 3482 7702 3499 7687 3489 7671
TIME…MOT…LOC 0016Z 231DEG 18KT 3482 7695

TORNADO…RADAR INDICATED
HAIL…0.00IN