Expired: Tornado Warning For Franklin, Vance, and Wake Counties Until 5:45 PM EST

TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
522 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
FRANKLIN COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
SOUTHEASTERN VANCE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
NORTHEASTERN WAKE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 545 PM EST

* AT 522 PM EST…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED
OVER WAKE FOREST…OR 12 MILES NORTHEAST OF RALEIGH…AND MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 60 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
RALEIGH…LOUISBURG…WAKE FOREST…FRANKLINTON…ROLESVILLE…
YOUNGSVILLE…CENTERVILLE…INGLESIDE AND FALLS LAKE.

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.