Tornado Warning
Issued by NWS Wilmington, NC

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WFUS52 KILM 151655
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
1155 AM EST WED FEB 15 2017

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
  Southwestern Brunswick County in southeastern North Carolina...

* Until 1245 PM EST

* At 1154 AM EST, a large and extremely dangerous tornado was located
  over Pireway, or 9 miles north of Little River, moving east at 40
  mph.

  This is a PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. TAKE COVER NOW!

  HAZARD...Damaging tornado.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

  IMPACT...You are in a life-threatening situation. Flying debris
           may be deadly to those caught without shelter. Mobile
           homes will be destroyed. Considerable damage to homes,
           businesses, and vehicles is likely and complete
           destruction is possible.

* The tornado will be near...
  Grissettown around 1200 PM EST.

This includes US Route 17 in Brunswick County between mile markers 1
and 7.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

To repeat, a large, extremely dangerous and potentially deadly
tornado is developing. 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 outdoors, in a mobile home, or in
a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect
yourself from flying debris.

&&

LAT...LON 3394 7865 3396 7864 3396 7865 3397 7862
      3401 7864 3403 7860 3403 7859 3404 7858
      3405 7855 3388 7846 3387 7850 3385 7854
TIME...MOT...LOC 1654Z 255DEG 37KT 3401 7860

TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED
TORNADO DAMAGE THREAT...CONSIDERABLE
HAIL...<.75

$$

RGZ


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