Tornado Warning
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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000 WFUS52 KMHX 231552 TORMHX NCC031-231630- /O.NEW.KMHX.TO.W.0005.150723T1552Z-150723T1630Z/ BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED TORNADO WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC 1152 AM EDT THU JUL 23 2015 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO WARNING FOR... CENTRAL CARTERET COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA... * UNTIL 1230 PM EDT * AT 1151 AM EDT...TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTERS REPORTED A FUNNEL CLOUD NEAR NEWPORT. THE FUNNEL CLOUD WAS IN A LINE OF SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS EXTENDING FROM 8 MILES NORTH OF MICHAEL J SMITH AIRPORT TO NEAR NEWPORT TO 8 MILES NORTHEAST OF CAPE CARTERET. A TORNADO MAY DEVELOP AT ANY TIME. DOPPLER RADAR SHOWED THESE DANGEROUS STORMS MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... MOREHEAD CITY...NEWPORT...PINE KNOLL SHORES...MICHAEL J SMITH AIRPORT AND INDIAN BEACH. 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. THIS LINE 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. && LAT...LON 3460 7654 3479 7657 3481 7662 3471 7665 3481 7669 3475 7678 3475 7668 3470 7676 3468 7690 3469 7690 3469 7687 3475 7700 3488 7664 3477 7640 3476 7652 3473 7644 3467 7650 3473 7653 3472 7654 TIME...MOT...LOC 1551Z 305DEG 21KT 3485 7663 3483 7683 3476 7694 $$ 10

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