A tornado warning has been issued for Nash County, North Carolina, as of 12:40 PM PST on July 19, 2023. The warning is in effect until 1:00 PM PST. The National Weather Service (NWS) is reporting that a tornado has been spotted near Rocky Mount, and that it is headed in a northeasterly direction.
The NWS is warning that the tornado could produce winds of up to 100 miles per hour. It is also possible that the tornado could spawn smaller tornadoes. The NWS is urging residents in Nash County to take shelter immediately.
If you are in Nash County, you should find a safe place to shelter immediately. This could include a basement, an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building, or a storm shelter. If you do not have access to a safe place, you should lie down in a low-lying area and cover your head with your hands.
The tornado warning for Nash County is in effect until 1:00 PM PST. The NWS is urging residents to take shelter immediately and to stay tuned to local media for updates.
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