NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY, NC (201 AM EST Sun Jan 12 2020) — The National Weather Service in Newport has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Southern Greene County in eastern North Carolina Lenoir County in eastern North Carolina South central Pitt County in eastern North Carolina Duplin County in eastern North Carolina until 245 AM EST. At 201 AM EST, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Mount Olive to near Ammon, moving northeast at 45 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Expect damage to roofs, siding, and trees. Locations impacted include Greenville, Kinston, Winterville, Ayden, Warsaw, La Grange, Mount Olive, Grifton, Kornegay, Rose Hill, Deep Run, Bowdens, Beautancus, Kenansville, Dawson, Graingers, Institute, Jason, Ormondsville and Maury. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Please send your reports of hail and/or wind damage, including trees or large limbs downed, by calling the National Weather Service office in Newport at 1-800-889-6889.