WFUS52 KRAH 171503
TORRAH
NCC081-171515-

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1103 AM EDT FRI SEP 17 2004

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN GUILFORD COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA

* UNTIL 1115 AM EDT

* AT 1103 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  TORNADO OVER COLFAX...OR ABOUT 7 MILES SOUTH OF BELEWS CREEK...
  MOVING NORTH AT 40 MPH.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...
  STOKESDALE AND OAK RIDGE AROUND 1110 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 3609 8004 3608 8000 3625 7984 3626 8003

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