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Tornado Warning for Yadkin County expires

YADKIN COUNTY, N.C. — The Tornado Warning for Yadkin County expired at 7:45 p.m. Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.

The following is the warning that was posted on the National Weather Service website:

BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
TORNADO WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
708 PM EDT THU SEP 29 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR…
CENTRAL YADKIN COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN NORTH CAROLINA…

* UNTIL 745 PM EDT

* AT 707 PM EDT…A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A
TORNADO WAS LOCATED OVER YADKINVILLE…MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

HAZARD…TORNADO AND QUARTER SIZE HAIL.

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.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE…
YADKINVILLE…
BOONVILLE…
SHACKTOWN…
NEBO…
AND LONE HICKORY.

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.

HEAVY RAINFALL MAY HIDE THIS TORNADO. DO NOT WAIT TO SEE OR HEAR THE
TORNADO. TAKE COVER NOW!

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO…PLEASE SEND YOUR REPORTS OF HAIL OF ANY
SIZE…AS WELL AS REPORTS OF ANY WIND DAMAGE…INCLUDING DOWNED TREES
OR LARGE LIMBS…TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BY CALLING TOLL FREE
AT 1…8 6 6…2 1 5…4 3 2 4. REPORTS AND PICTURES CAN ALSO BE
SHARED ON THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG FACEBOOK PAGE AND
ON TWITTER.