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Tornado warning for Pittsylvania, Danville, parts of NC

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The National Weather Service office in Blacksburg has issued a tornado warning for Pittsylvania Co., Danville, and parts of  Caswell and Rockingham counties in North Carolina. The warning expires at 9:45 am.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BLACKSBURG HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN CASWELL COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  NORTHEASTERN ROCKINGHAM COUNTY IN NORTH CENTRAL NORTH CAROLINA...
  SOUTHWESTERN PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...
  THE CITY OF DANVILLE IN SOUTH CENTRAL VIRGINIA...

* UNTIL 945 AM EDT

* AT 909 AM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM
  CAPABLE OF PRODUCING A TORNADO. THIS DANGEROUS STORM WAS LOCATED
  OVER OREGON HILL...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  DANVILLE...
  MAYFIELD...
  DANVILLE CITY...
  DANVILLE AIRPORT...
  AND OREGON HILL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE INSIDE A STURDY BUILDING AND GET TO A BASEMENT OR THE LOWEST
LEVEL. STAY AWAY FROM WINDOWS. IF DRIVING...DO NOT SEEK SHELTER UNDER
A HIGHWAY OVERPASS. EVACUATE MOBILE HOMES AND GET INSIDE A STURDIER
STRUCTURE.

WHEN IT IS SAFE TO DO SO...PLEASE RELAY YOUR REPORTS OF SEVERE
WEATHER 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.
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