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A tornado warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for northern Durham County until 2:15 p.m. A tornado warning is issued when a tornado has been sighted or indicated by weather radar. Radar indicated a tornado over Hillsborough at 1:30 p.m., moving north at 35 mph.

University officials advise all members of the Duke community to seek shelter immediately.

  • If you are outside, seek shelter in a sturdy building immediately.
  • If you are already inside, move to an interior room on the lowest floor.
  • Avoid windows.
  • If no shelter is available, lie down in a low-lying area.
  • Protect yourself from flying debris.