Thunderstorm Warning for Sampson County NC and 8 More

RALEIGH, NC (527 PM EDT FRI APR 19 2019) — The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Wayne County in central North Carolina Nash County in central North Carolina Vance County in central North Carolina Sampson County in central North Carolina Granville County in central North Carolina Central Wake County in central North Carolina Johnston County in central North Carolina Wilson County in central North Carolina Franklin County in central North Carolina until 630 PM EDT At 526 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from 7 miles south of Virgilina to near Wake Forest to 10 miles northwest of Mount Olive to 9 miles northwest of Harrells, moving east at 55 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include Raleigh, Goldsboro, Henderson, Smithfield, Clinton, Oxford, Nashville, Creedmoor, Louisburg and Wilson. Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into the basement or small central room in a sturdy structure. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

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