RALEIGH, NC (640 PM EDT MON APR 8 2019) — The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Southeastern Nash County in central North Carolina Edgecombe County in central North Carolina Southeastern Halifax County in central North Carolina Eastern Wilson County in central North Carolina until 745 PM EDT At 640 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Elm City, or near Rocky Mount, moving northeast at 45 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts and nickel size hail. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include Rocky Mount, Tarboro, Nashville, Wilson, Scotland Neck, Elm City, Dortches, Princeville, Sharpsburg and Pinetops. 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.