The warning was issued for the area just south of Clinton around 8 a.m.. It was later canceled around 8:30 a.m. There were no reports of tornado damage.
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New event. Tornado Warning from 12/23/2015 8:03 AM to 8:45 AM EST for Sampson County. More informati— Don Schwenneker (@BigweatherABC11) December 23, 2015
The warning was issued just minutes after the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for southern Bladen County.
There was also a flood alert for the Haw River in Chatham County due to heavy rain from the storm.