Tornado Warning Granville NC Vance NC Wake NC Franklin NC

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
213 PM EST SAT JAN 11 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
SOUTHEASTERN GRANVILLE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
VANCE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
NORTHEASTERN WAKE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…
FRANKLIN COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 245 PM EST

* AT 213 PM EST…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE SQUALL LINE
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO AS WELL AS DAMAGING STRAIGHT LINE
WINDS. THESE DANGEROUS STORMS WERE LOCATED OVER GARNER…OR NEAR
RALEIGH…AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
HENDERSON…OXFORD…LOUISBURG…WAKE FOREST…ZEBULON…
FRANKLINTON…KITTRELL…BUNN…KNIGHTDALE…WENDELL…
ROLESVILLE…YOUNGSVILLE…MIDDLEBURG…CENTERVILLE…PILOT…
GILLBURG…PURNELL…SOUTH HENDERSON…INGLESIDE AND DABNEY.

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 IN A MOBILE HOME OR
OUTDOORS…MOVE TO THE CLOSEST SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER AND PROTECT
YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

THIS CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS IS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING TORNADOES AND
WIDESPREAD SIGNIFICANT WIND DAMAGE. DO NOT WAIT TO SEE OR HEAR THE
TORNADO. FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST
FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS.

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