Cancelled: Tornado Warning For Vance and Granville Counties Until 5:00 PM EST (Confirmed Tornado!)

Written by on February 24, 2016 in Severe Weather

442 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM EST FOR NORTHERN
VANCE AND NORTHEASTERN GRANVILLE COUNTIES…

AT 439 PM EST…DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO TRACK A CONFIRMED
TORNADO. THIS TORNADO WAS LOCATED 9 MILES NORTH OF HENDERSON…
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 60 MPH. DESTRUCTIVE STRAIGHT LINE WINDS UP TO 70
MPH AND GOLFBALL SIZE HAIL CAN ALSO BE EXPECTED WITH THIS CLASSIC
TORNADIC SUPERCELL THUNDERSTORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
HENDERSON…STOVALL…MIDDLEBURG…SATTERWHITE POINT MARINA…
DABNEY…STEELE CREEK MARINA & CAMPGROUND…BULLOCKSVILLE…
TUNGSTEN…JOHN H KERR RESERVOIR AND KERR LAKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TO REPEAT…A TORNADO HAS BEEN INDIRECTLY OBSERVED BY RADAR. TO
PROTECT YOUR LIFE…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.

 

SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
431 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

NCC077-181-242200-
/O.CON.KRAH.TO.W.0010.000000T0000Z-160224T2200Z/
VANCE NC-GRANVILLE NC-
431 PM EST WED FEB 24 2016

…A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM EST FOR VANCE AND
CENTRAL GRANVILLE COUNTIES…

AT 431 PM EST…DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A CONFIRMED TORNADO. THIS
TORNADO LOCATED OVER OXFORD…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 55 MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
HENDERSON…OXFORD…STEM…STOVALL…MIDDLEBURG…SOUTH HENDERSON…
GILLBURG…BULLOCKSVILLE…TUNGSTEN AND JOHN H KERR RESERVOIR.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

TO REPEAT…A TORNADO HAS BEEN CONFIRMED BY RADAR. TO PROTECT YOUR
LIFE…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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