Moderate Risk of Severe Weather for Today, February 24, 2012

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch until 8pm EST for our area. In the event of an electrical outage please call Piedmont Electric at 800.222.3107.

Reports from the National Weather Service have issued tornado watches for the following North Carolina counties: Alamance, Anson, Chatham, Cumberland, Davidson, Durham, Edgecombe, Forsyth, Franklin, Granville, Guilford, Halifax, Harnett, Hoke, Johnston, Lee, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, Orange, Person, Randolph, Richmond, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Vance, Wake, Warren, Wayne and Wilson.

Get the latest radar images at http://wral.com/weather/doppler5000/ and view the storm’s path and speed at

http://wral.com/weather/iradar/page/2708786/