The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for Alamance County and surrounding areas at 2:20 p.m. and is in effect until 8 p.m. Vice president of student life, Jon Dooley sent an email to students alerting them of the tornado watch. 

A tornado watch means that weather conditions are favorable for a possible tornado.

In the event of a tornado warning, students are to seek shelter at the the designated areas below:

Academic village — first floor hallway

Carolina — first floor hallway

Colonnades — hallways

Danieley apartments — bathrooms

Danieley flats — first floor interior hallways

Global neighborhood — first floor bathrooms

Greek lodges — first floor bathrooms

HBB — interior suite first floor hallway

The Oaks — first floor hallways

Sloan — first floor hallway

Virginia — first floor hallway

West — first floor hallway