Tornado Warning for Union County NC

GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG, SC (1031 PM EST Sat Jan 11 2020) — The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a Tornado Warning for Eastern Union County in the Piedmont of North Carolina until 1100 PM EST. At 1031 PM EST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Monroe, or near Wingate, moving northeast at 60 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 Monroe, Unionville, Wingate, Marshville and New Salem. 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. Please report damaging winds, hail, or flooding to the National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg by calling toll free, 1, 800, 2 6 7, 8 1 0 1, or by posting on our Facebook page, or Tweet it using hashtag nwsgsp. Your message should describe the event and the specific location where it occurred.

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