Cancelled: Tornado Warning For Martin and Pitt Counties Until 2:30 PM EST

Written by on February 24, 2016 in Severe Weather

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
153 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHERN MARTIN COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA…
CENTRAL PITT COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 230 PM EST

* AT 152 PM EST…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED
OVER EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY…OR OVER GREENVILLE…AND MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 60 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
GREENVILLE…WINTERVILLE…WILLIAMSTON…EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY…
PITT GREENVILLE AIRPORT…DOWDY FICKLEN STADIUM…JAMESVILLE…
SIMPSON…EVERETTS AND BEARGRASS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

THIS TORNADO WARNING REPLACES THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING ISSUED
FOR THE SAME AREA.

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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