WFUS52 KRAH 171444
TORRAH
NCC057-067-171515-

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1044 AM EDT FRI SEP 17 2004

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  NORTHEASTERN DAVIDSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
  SOUTHEASTERN FORSYTH COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA

* UNTIL 1115 AM EDT

* AT 1044 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  TORNADO 13 MILES SOUTH OF KERNERSVILLE...OR ABOUT 13 MILES
  NORTHEAST OF LEXINGTON...MOVING NORTH AT 35 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...
  KERNERSVILLE AROUND 1100 AM...

THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS 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. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND EXTERIOR WALLS AS FLYING DEBRIS
GENERATED BY TORNADIC WINDS CAN BE DEADLY.

REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY AND ASK
THEM TO RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST
OFFICE IN RALEIGH.

A TORNADO WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 500 PM EDT FRIDAY AFTERNOON
FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3590 8019 3589 8004 3620 8001 3621 8011

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