"Weather" Archive

Tornado Warning to Watch

The National Weather Service tornado warning has expired. A tornado watch for the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County area remains in effect until 12:00 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 here.

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 wfu.edu; sent by text, email and voice mail; and posted on the Wake Alert Twitter and Facebook accounts.

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Tornado Watch

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

The current NWS watch is in effect 12:00. p.m.

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 here.

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 wfu.edu; sent by text, email and voice mail; and posted on the Wake Alert Twitter and Facebook accounts.

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Wake Forest to open at 10 a.m. Friday Feb. 21

The Reynolda Campus of Wake Forest University will open at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 21. This includes Wake Downtown.

Classes will not meet until 10 a.m. Offices will open at 10 a.m.

The University’s shuttles will begin operating at 8:20 a.m.

For those planning to attend events on campus Friday, check with the host or sponsoring organization.

Conditions will vary in the region, so please use your best judgment regarding your own safety.

Please see the Wake Alert website at wakealert.wfu.edu for any other announcements that may be made,

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Tornado watch over; operating status normal

The tornado watch for Winston Salem/Forsyth County for today, Feb. 6, has expired.

Wake Forest University is operating normally. Please visit Wake Ready for emergency preparedness information.

This message will remain in place until the University’s operating status changes.

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Tornado warning expired; watch remains

Wake Alert update: The tornado Warning for Winston Salem/Forsyth County today, Feb. 6, has expired. The tornado watch for the area remains in place until 5 p.m. today.

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