Tornado Warning
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
802 AM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  CARTERET COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...MOREHEAD CITY...BEAUFORT...

* UNTIL 830 AM EDT

* AT 800 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR OCEANA
  PIER...OR NEAR MOREHEAD CITY...MOVING NORTH AT 20 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  RACHEL CARSON ESTUARINE RESERVE...MITCHELL VILLAGE...WILDWOOD...
  MICHAEL J SMITH AIRPORT...STRAITS...CRAB POINT VILLAGE...OTWAY...
  BETTIE AND NORTH RIVER

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAVY RAINFALL MAY OBSCURE THIS TORNADO. TAKE COVER NOW. IF YOU WAIT
TO SEE OR HEAR IT COMING...IT MAY BE TOO LATE TO GET TO A SAFE PLACE.

THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A BASEMENT. GET UNDER A
WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. IF NO BASEMENT IS
AVAILABLE...SEEK SHELTER ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE BUILDING IN AN
INTERIOR HALLWAY OR ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO
COVER YOUR BODY AND ALWAYS STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

IF IN MOBILE HOMES OR VEHICLES...EVACUATE THEM AND GET INSIDE A
SUBSTANTIAL SHELTER. IF NO SHELTER IS AVAILABLE...LIE FLAT IN THE
NEAREST DITCH OR OTHER LOW SPOT AND COVER YOUR HEAD WITH YOUR HANDS.

PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY
CALLING...1...8 0 0...8 8 9...6 8 8 9 OR NOTIFY YOUR LOCAL LAW
ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.

&&

LAT...LON 3468 7666 3469 7667 3469 7683 3471 7683
      3472 7677 3472 7683 3484 7682 3484 7651
      3474 7655 3469 7658 3468 7660 3468 7659
      3466 7660
TIME...MOT...LOC 1202Z 187DEG 17KT 3470 7672

$$

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