Tornado Warning
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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WFUS52 KMHX 232152

Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
552 PM EDT TUE MAY 23 2017

The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
  Northern Mainland Dare County in eastern North Carolina...
  Northwestern Outer Banks Dare County in eastern North Carolina...

* Until 630 PM EDT

* At 552 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
  was located near Manns Harbor, or 12 miles east of Williamston,
  moving northeast at 25 mph.


  SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

  IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
           shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
           Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur.  Tree
           damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near...
  Manns Harbor around 600 PM EDT.
  Mashoes around 605 PM EDT.
  Manteo around 610 PM EDT.
  Roanoke Island Festival Park and Wanchese around 615 PM EDT.
  Kill Devil Hills, Nags Head, Jockeys Ridge State Park, Nags Head
  Fishing Pier, Outer Banks Fishing Pier and Wright Brothers
  National Monument around 625 PM EDT.
  Avalon Pier around 630 PM EDT.


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.

Please send your reports of wind and/or hail damage, including trees
or large limbs downed, by calling the National Weather Service office
in Newport at 1-800-889-6889.


LAT...LON 3603 7545 3588 7545 3572 7584 3588 7598
      3615 7554
TIME...MOT...LOC 2152Z 237DEG 22KT 3584 7583



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