Expired: Tornado Warning For Orange, Chatham, Durham, and Alamance Until 4:15 PM EST

Written by on February 24, 2016 in Severe Weather

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
335 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
ORANGE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
NORTH CENTRAL CHATHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
DURHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
SOUTHEASTERN ALAMANCE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 415 PM EST

* AT 335 PM EST…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED 12
MILES NORTHEAST OF SILER CITY…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
DURHAM…CHAPEL HILL…HILLSBOROUGH…CARRBORO…ROUGEMONT…LAKE
MICHIE…BETHESDA…GORMAN…PARKWOOD AND CANE CREEK RESERVOIR.

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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