Tornado Warning for Orange County NC and 2 More

RALEIGH, NC (945 AM EDT FRI APR 19 2019) — The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a Tornado Warning for Northeastern Alamance County in central North Carolina Southwestern Person County in central North Carolina Northwestern Orange County in central North Carolina until 1030 AM EDT At 944 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Mebane, or near Graham, 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 Burlington, Graham, Mebane, Haw River, Swepsonville, Carr, Bushy Fork and Union Ridge. 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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