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Expired: Tornado warning will effect Kannapolis, southeastern Rowan

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…

  SOUTHEASTERN ROWAN COUNTY IN THE PIEDMONT OF NORTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 1215 PM EST.

* AT 1143 AM EST, A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A

  TORNADO WAS LOCATED NEAR KANNAPOLIS, MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

  HAZARD…TORNADO.

  SOURCE…RADAR INDICATED ROTATION.

  IMPACT…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.

* THIS DANGEROUS STORM WILL BE NEAR…

  ROCKWELL AND FAITH AROUND 1200 PM EST.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS DANGEROUS THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE GOLD

HILL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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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