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Radar valid at 845 am EDT, Oct 11th 2018

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NCC141-111245-
/O.NEW.KILM.TO.W.0038.181011T1219Z-181011T1245Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
Tornado Warning
National Weather Service Wilmington NC
819 AM EDT THU OCT 11 2018

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
Southern and Central Pender County in southeastern
North Carolina...

* Until 845 AM EDT.

* At 819 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a
tornado was located near Long Creek, or 9 miles south of Burgaw,
moving north at 45 mph.

HAZARD...Tornado.

SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT...Expect damage to mobile homes, roofs, and vehicles.

* Locations impacted include...
Burgaw, Murray Town, Ashton, Willard, Rocky Point, St. Helena,
Watha and Pender Memorial Hospital.

This includes Interstate 40 between mile markers 388 and 406.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.

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LAT...LON 3471 7798 3472 7794 3472 7779 3438 7791
3436 7793 3437 7793 3436 7794 3437 7795
3438 7795 3438 7797 3473 7802
TIME...MOT...LOC 1218Z 182DEG 31KT 3442 7795

TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED
HAIL...0.00IN

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