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
1142 AM EST MON NOV 17 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  BEAUFORT COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  MAINLAND HYDE COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...
  WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...

* UNTIL 1215 PM EST

* AT 1140 AM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO NEAR EDWARD...OR
  15 MILES SOUTH OF RIVER ROAD...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 50 MPH.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO COX
  CROSSROADS...ROYAL...AURORA...BONNERTON...SOUTH CREEK...CORE
  POINT...AURORA FERRY TERMINAL...GOOSE CREEK STATE PARK...BAYVIEW...
  BAYVIEW FERRY TERMINAL...BATH...RANSOMVILLE...SIDNEY CROSSROADS...
  WINSTEADVILLE...YEATESVILLE...TERRA CEIA...BELHAVEN...PANTEGO...
  LEECHVILLE...PUNGO...PONZER...WENONA...PUNGO LAKE...PIKE ROAD...
  CENTER OF PHELPS LAKE AND ALLIGATOR LAKE

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHEN A TORNADO WARNING IS ISSUED BASED ON DOPPLER RADAR...IT MEANS
THAT STRONG ROTATION HAS BEEN DETECTED IN THE STORM. A TORNADO MAY
ALREADY BE ON THE GROUND...OR IS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP SHORTLY. IF YOU
ARE IN THE PATH OF THIS DANGEROUS STORM...MOVE INDOORS AND TO THE
LOWEST LEVEL OF THE BUILDING. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. IF DRIVING...DO
NOT SEEK SHELTER UNDER A HIGHWAY OVERPASS.

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.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EST MONDAY EVENING FOR
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA.

&&

LAT...LON 3566 7630 3553 7653 3551 7648 3544 7657
      3545 7657 3551 7659 3552 7654 3553 7662
      3539 7662 3543 7680 3541 7682 3535 7667
      3522 7685 3533 7702 3545 7694 3544 7687
      3547 7693 3587 7665
TIME...MOT...LOC 1641Z 212DEG 44KT 3531 7690

$$

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