BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
710 PM EDT Tue Oct 22 2019
The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a
* Tornado Warning for…
Northeastern Lenoir County in eastern North Carolina…
Northwestern Craven County in eastern North Carolina…
Southeastern Pitt County in eastern North Carolina…
Southwestern Beaufort County in eastern North Carolina…
* Until 745 PM EDT.
* At 710 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located over Grifton, or near Ayden, moving east at 30 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, Grifton, Calico, Shelmerdine, Black Jack, Wilmar,
Chocowinity and Gardnerville.
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!
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 3532 7747 3540 7751 3557 7713 3530 7696
TIME…MOT…LOC 2310Z 266DEG 28KT 3538 7745