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Tornado Warnings Issued for Scotland, Wake Counties

Posted May 28, 1996 7:00 a.m. EDT

— May 29, 1996 - 8:10 p.m. EDT

The National Weather Service has issued tornado watches for Scotland County and extreme eastern Wake County.

A warning means that a funnel has actually been spotted and that dangerous conditions exist.

Spotters reported a tornado near the intersection of Bethlehem and Poole Roads in eastern Wake County moving east-southeast at 35 MPH.

People near the path of this storm should act now to protect their Go to the lowest floor, a small interior room or closet. Cover your head, stay away from windows. Get out of mobile homes and vehicles and into a sturdy building or a ditch.

Report damage to emergency officials for relay to the National Weather Servic