BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
753 PM EDT Thu Sep 5 2019
The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a
* Tornado Warning for…
Western Hyde County in eastern North Carolina…
Southeastern Martin County in eastern North Carolina…
Northern Beaufort County in eastern North Carolina…
* Until 830 PM EDT.
* At 753 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Winsteadville, or 23 miles east of River Road,
moving northwest at 55 mph.
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…
Washington, Belhaven, Pinetown, Ransomville, Pamlico Beach, Bunyan,
Winsteadville, Sidney Crossroads, Terra Ceia, Yeatesville, Long
Acre VFD, Sydney Crossroads and Pantego.
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.
LAT…LON 3576 7682 3575 7682 3574 7683 3573 7683
3572 7685 3571 7684 3571 7676 3549 7648
3539 7657 3556 7707 3581 7689
TIME…MOT…LOC 2353Z 124DEG 46KT 3548 7658