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WFUS52 KRAH 150808
TORRAH
NCC101-191-195-150900-
/O.NEW.KRAH.TO.W.0058.081115T0808Z-081115T0900Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
308 AM EST SAT NOV 15 2008

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  NORTH CENTRAL WAYNE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
  EAST CENTRAL JOHNSTON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
  WILSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA

* UNTIL 400 AM EST

* AT 306 AM EST...LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTED A TORNADO OVER PINE
  LEVEL...OR 8 MILES EAST OF SMITHFIELD...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  KENLY...NAHUNTA...
  FREMONT...
  LUCAMA...
  BLACK CREEK...
  WILSON...
  ELM CITY...

THERE HAVE BEEN NUMEROUS REPORTS OF DAMAGE ACROSS JOHNSTON 
COUNTY...INCLUDING DAMAGE TO HOMES. 

THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF THE
BUILDING IN A SMALL ROOM SUCH AS A CLOSET OR BATHROOM OR IN AN
INTERIOR HALLWAY. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO PROTECT YOUR BODY FROM
FLYING DEBRIS. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AND EXTERIOR WALLS.

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 800 AM EST SATURDAY MORNING
FOR CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA.

LAT...LON 3539 7821 3550 7832 3583 7792 3584 7785
      3585 7782 3583 7777 3573 7773 3572 7772
      3567 7769
TIME...MOT...LOC 0808Z 232DEG 41KT 3553 7818

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