Tornado Warning for Harnett County NC and 2 More

RALEIGH, NC (640 PM EDT FRI APR 12 2019) — The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Tornado Warning for North central Harnett County in central North Carolina Southwestern Wake County in central North Carolina Southeastern Chatham County in central North Carolina until 700 PM EDT At 640 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 9 miles northwest of Lillington, moving northeast at 30 mph. HAZARD: Tornado. SOURCE: Radar indicated rotation. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. Locations impacted include Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs, New Hill, Harris Lake Boat Launch, Raven Rock State Park, Shearon Harris Reservoir, Duncan and Lake Jordan. 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. This cluster of thunderstorms is capable of producing tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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