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WFUS52 KRAH 171709
TORRAH
NCC037-171745-

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  CENTRAL CHATHAM COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA

* UNTIL 145 PM EDT

* AT 109 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
  TORNADO 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF HARPERS CROSSROADS...OR ABOUT 12 MILES
  WEST OF SANFORD...MOVING NORTH AT 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  GOLDSTON...
  BEAR CREEK...
  SILK HOPE...GUM SPRINGS...

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
TO PROTECT YOURSELF FROM FLYING DEBRIS.

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

LAT...LON 3585 7916 3555 7925 3554 7927 3555 7931
      3551 7935 3552 7950 3584 7942 3584 7924
      3585 7923 3586 7924

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JO