BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED TORNADO WARNING

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
TORNADO WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC  
403 PM EDT MON APR 7 2014  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEWPORT HAS ISSUED A  
 
* TORNADO WARNING FOR...  
MAINLAND HYDE COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
TYRRELL COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
WASHINGTON COUNTY IN EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA...  
 
* UNTIL 445 PM EDT  
 
* AT 359 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING  
A TORNADO 1 MILE EAST OF BELHAVEN...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.  
 
* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR...  
KILKENNY BY 420 PM EDT...  
GUM NECK AND 9 MILES SOUTHEAST OF LEVELS BY 435 PM EDT...  
FRYING PAN LANDING BY 440 PM EDT...  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A BASEMENT. GET UNDER A  
WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. IF NO BASEMENT IS  
AVAILABLE...SEEK SHELTER 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.  
 
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.  
 
PLEASE REPORT SEVERE WEATHER TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY  
CALLING...1...8 0 0...8 8 9...6 8 8 9 OR NOTIFY YOUR LOCAL LAW  
ENFORCEMENT AGENCY.  
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