Tornado Warning – October 11, 2018

Tornado Warning

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BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED

Tornado Warning

National Weather Service Wilmington NC

819 AM EDT THU OCT 11 2018

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…

  Southern and Central Pender County in southeastern

  North Carolina…

* Until 845 AM EDT.

* At 819 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a

  tornado was located near Long Creek, or 9 miles south of Burgaw,

  moving north at 45 mph.

  HAZARD…Tornado.

  SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.

  IMPACT…Expect damage to mobile homes, roofs, and vehicles.

* Locations impacted include…

  Burgaw, Murray Town, Ashton, Willard, Rocky Point, St. Helena,

  Watha and Pender Memorial Hospital.

This includes Interstate 40 between mile markers 388 and 406.

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 outdoors, in a

mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter

and protect yourself from flying debris.

&&

LAT…LON 3471 7798 3472 7794 3472 7779 3438 7791

      3436 7793 3437 7793 3436 7794 3437 7795

      3438 7795 3438 7797 3473 7802

TIME…MOT…LOC 1218Z 182DEG 31KT 3442 7795

TORNADO…RADAR INDICATED

HAIL…0.00IN

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