Cancelled: Tornado Warning For Wayne and Wilson Counties Until 7:15 PM EST

Written by on February 24, 2016 in Severe Weather

644 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

NCC101-163-242352-
/O.CAN.KRAH.TO.W.0021.000000T0000Z-160225T0015Z/
JOHNSTON NC-SAMPSON NC-
644 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

…THE TORNADO WARNING FOR SOUTHEASTERN JOHNSTON AND NORTHEASTERN
SAMPSON COUNTIES IS CANCELLED…

THE TORNADIC THUNDERSTORM WHICH PROMPTED THE WARNING HAS MOVED OUT
OF THE WARNED AREA. THEREFORE THE WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

LAT…LON 3532 7813 3535 7816 3535 7815 3537 7816
3538 7814 3540 7816 3542 7816 3548 7812
3572 7794 3558 7781 3557 7782 3543 7783
3540 7780 3538 7780
TIME…MOT…LOC 2342Z 223DEG 55KT 3541 7812

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NCC191-195-250015-
/O.CON.KRAH.TO.W.0021.000000T0000Z-160225T0015Z/
WAYNE NC-WILSON NC-
644 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 PM EST FOR
NORTHEASTERN WAYNE AND SOUTH CENTRAL WILSON COUNTIES…

AT 642 PM EST…DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO INDICATE A SEVERE
THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED
8 MILES WEST OF GOLDSBORO…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 65 MPH. RADAR
SUGGESTS THE STORM IS SHOWING SIGNS OF WEAKENING.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
GOLDSBORO…WILSON…FREMONT…STANTONSBURG…BLACK CREEK…
PIKEVILLE…EUREKA…MAR-MAC AND NAHUNTA.

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
629 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN JOHNSTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
WAYNE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
SOUTH CENTRAL WILSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
NORTHEASTERN SAMPSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 715 PM EST

* AT 627 PM EST…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED 14
MILES WEST OF MOUNT OLIVE…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 60 MPH.
ANOTHER THUNDERSTORM EXHIBITING ROTATION AND POSSIBLY A WEAK
TORNADO IS JUST SOUTH OF PRINCETON.
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
GOLDSBORO…WILSON…FREMONT…PRINCETON…LUCAMA…STANTONSBURG…
BLACK CREEK…PIKEVILLE…NEWTON GROVE AND EUREKA.

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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