Adverse Weather: Tornado Watch issued May 6 at 2:32PM EDT until May 6 at 10:00PM EDT by NWS Raleigh NC

The National Weather Service has issued a TORNADO WATCH IN ORANGE COUNTY.

That means conditions are favorable for tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. The weather service says people in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and listen for later statements and possible warnings.

Remain alert for approaching storms.

The weather service updates this information regularly, so be sure to check the National Weather Service website listing the current status of watches, warnings or advisories for Orange County at