The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a tornado watch for Vance, NC; Edgecombe, NC; Halifax, NC; Franklin, NC; Warren, NC; Wilson, NC; Nash, NC; Johnston, NC starting on 2019/04/14 21:41. NSW thinks it is ‘possible’ the event will happen and the event is categorized as ‘extreme.’
The best action to take according to NWS is to continue to monitor the situation.
Original Alert From The National Weather Service
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS ISSUED TORNADO WATCH 73 IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM EDT THIS MORNING FOR THE FOLLOWING AREAS
IN NORTH CAROLINA THIS WATCH INCLUDES 8 COUNTIES
IN CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA
EDGECOMBE FRANKLIN HALIFAX JOHNSTON NASH VANCE WARREN WILSON
THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF AFTON, AVENTON, BENSON, CLAYTON, COATS CROSSROADS, DABNEY, FLOWERS, FRANKLINTON, HENDERSON, INGLESIDE, LAKE GASTON, LOUISBURG, NASHVILLE, NEW HOPE, NORLINA, PILOT, RED OAK, ROANOKE RAPIDS, ROCKY MOUNT, SELMA, SHARPSBURG, SMITHFIELD, SPRING HOPE, WARRENTON, WILSON, AND WISE.