Chatham County Schools cancels after-school activities on May 6

Pittsboro, NC – Chatham County Schools is canceling all after-school activities for Friday, May 6, 2022, because of the threat of inclement weather.


The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
  Southwestern Orange County in central North Carolina...
  Central Chatham County in central North Carolina...

* Until 330 PM EDT.

* At 239 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located near Goldston, or
  7 miles southeast of Siler City, moving northeast at 35 mph.

  HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Hail damage to vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage
           to roofs, siding, and trees.

* Locations impacted include...
  Chapel Hill, Pittsboro, Carrboro, Goldston, Jordan Lake, Crosswinds
  Boating Center, Jordan Lake State Rec Area, Bynum, Seaforth Boat
  Dock and Crosswinds Campground.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 1000 PM EDT for central North
Carolina.

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
building.

Prepare immediately for large hail and deadly cloud to ground
lightning. Seek shelter inside a well-built structure. Stay away from
windows.

A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 1000 PM EDT for central North
Carolina.