Tornado Warning for Chatham County NC and 2 More

RALEIGH, NC (413 PM EDT FRI APR 19 2019) — The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Tornado Warning for Southeastern Orange County in central North Carolina Northeastern Chatham County in central North Carolina West central Durham County in central North Carolina until 445 PM EDT At 412 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Carrboro, or 8 miles southwest of Chapel Hill, moving northeast at 35 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 Durham, Chapel Hill, Hillsborough, Carrboro and Eno River State Park. 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.

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