WILMINGTON, NC (1055 AM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019) — The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Southeastern Bladen County in southeastern North Carolina Central Brunswick County in southeastern North Carolina Central Columbus County in southeastern North Carolina until 1145 AM EDT. At 1054 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Longwood, or near Shallotte, moving northeast at 45 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Expect wind damage to trees and power lines. Locations impacted include Shallotte, Elizabethtown, Sunset Beach, Ocean Isle Beach, Iredell, Carolina Shores, Calabash, Lake Waccamaw, Northwest, Sandyfield, Makatoka, Freeland, Hallsboro, Nakina, Redbug, Exum, Bughill, Longwood, Seaside and Council. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.