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WWUS52 KRAH 040041
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SEVERE WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH
ISSUED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
841 PM EDT THU JUL 3 2014

NCC065-195-040045-
/O.CON.KRAH.TO.W.0031.000000T0000Z-140704T0045Z/
EDGECOMBE NC-WILSON NC-
841 PM EDT THU JUL 3 2014

...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 845 PM EDT FOR
EDGECOMBE AND NORTHEASTERN WILSON COUNTIES...

AT 839 PM EDT...A LARGE AND EXTREMELY DANGEROUS TORNADO WAS LOCATED
OVER ELM CITY...MOVING WEST AT 20 MPH.

THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION. A FUNNEL CLOUD HAS BEEN
SITED WITH THIS STORM.

HAZARD...DAMAGING TORNADO.

SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

IMPACT...MOBILE HOMES WILL BE DAMAGED OR DESTROYED. DAMAGE TO
         ROOFS...WINDOWS AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. FLYING DEBRIS WILL
         BE DEADLY TO PEOPLE AND ANIMALS. TREE DAMAGE IS LIKELY.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
ROCKY MOUNT...
TARBORO...
WILSON...
ELM CITY...
AND PRINCEVILLE.

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

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF HAIL OF ANY
SIZE...AS WELL AS ANY REPORTS OF WIND DAMAGE...INCLUDING DOWNED TREES
OR LARGE LIMBS...TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE
AT 1...8 6 6...2 1 5...4 3 2 4. REPORTS AND PICTURES CAN ALSO BE
SHARED ON THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG FACEBOOK PAGE AND
ON TWITTER.

&&

LAT...LON 3582 7735 3583 7739 3582 7741 3581 7742
      3581 7745 3580 7745 3580 7747 3576 7752
      3568 7766 3579 7800 3581 7799 3581 7798
      3584 7784 3602 7776 3595 7737 3590 7734
TIME...MOT...LOC 0039Z 088DEG 19KT 3579 7783

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

$$

RS


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