Tornado Watch Remains; Disregard Severe Weather Message

A severe weather announcement was sent in error. Please disregard. 

The National Weather Service still has a tornado watch for the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County area until 11 p.m. A tornado watch means tornadoes are possible in and near the watch area.

Please monitor local weather reports for the latest information.  

Resources include:

TV Stations: WXII, WFMY,  WGHP  or Spectrum News Triad

National Weather Service

The University recommends keeping cell phones charged and set to receive calls and text messages.

Updates will be posted on the Wake Alert website at

In the event of a tornado warning, Wake Forest will use the Wake Alert emergency notification system to communicate with students, faculty, and staff.  An announcement would be posted on the Wake Alert web site and the University’s home page at; sent by text, email and voice mail; and posted on the Wake Alert Twitter and Facebook accounts.

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