Tornado warning expired for Winston-Salem area; watch in effect until 12 p.m. April 13

The University made the following announcement on the morning of April 13 by several communication methods:

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

The University recommends keeping cell phones charged and set to receive calls and text messages. Updates will be posted at on the Wake Alert website.

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 website and the University’s home page at; sent by text, email and voice mail (cell phones); and posted on the Wake Alert Twitter and Facebook accounts.

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