396  
WUUS52 KRAH 172154  
SVRRAH  
NCC069-083-127-181-185-172300-  
/O.NEW.KRAH.SV.W.0204.190817T2154Z-190817T2300Z/  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC  
554 PM EDT SAT AUG 17 2019  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN RALEIGH HAS ISSUED A  
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...  
NASH COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
SOUTHERN WARREN COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
SOUTHERN VANCE COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
WEST CENTRAL HALIFAX COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
FRANKLIN COUNTY IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 700 PM EDT  
 
* AT 554 PM EDT, SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE  
EXTENDING FROM 10 MILES SOUTH OF LITTLETON TO FRANKLINTON, MOVING  
SOUTHEAST AT 20 MPH.  
 
HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.  
 
IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS, SIDING, AND TREES.  
 
* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
ROCKY MOUNT, HENDERSON, NASHVILLE, LOUISBURG, WARRENTON,  
FRANKLINTON, DORTCHES, KITTRELL, BUNN AND RED OAK.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A  
BUILDING.  
 
STRAIGHT LINE WINDS CAN BLOW DOWN TREES, POWER LINES, AND DAMAGE  
MOBILE HOMES AND OTHER BUILDINGS. SEEK SHELTER IN A STURDY STRUCTURE  
UNTIL THE STORM HAS PASSED. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS AS FLYING DEBRIS  
GENERATED BY DAMAGING WINDS CAN BE DEADLY.  
 
DAMAGING WINDS AND CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING  
WITH THESE STORMS. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY.  
LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURE'S LEADING KILLERS. REMEMBER, IF YOU CAN  
HEAR THUNDER, YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 3624 7744 3617 7760 3613 7764 3615 7770  
3603 7776 3577 7815 3607 7855 3608 7855  
3617 7850 3627 7851 3643 7818  
TIME...MOT...LOC 2154Z 293DEG 15KT 3629 7795 3611 7846  
 
HAIL...<.75IN  
WIND...60MPH  
 

 
 
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