ALERT DAY | Delays, closings for Feb. 6

Weather

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – The threat of severe weather has some school systems dismissing early or canceling activities on Thursday.

ALERT DAY FORECAST | Severe weather risk goes up for central NC

Heavy rains and strong winds are forecast for central North Carolina through Thursday evening.

A Tornado Watch is in effect for some central North Carolina counties like Orange, Chatham, Lee, and Moore counties until 5 p.m.

School systems

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools: Closing two hours early

Cumberland County Schools: Closing one hour early and all after school activities are canceled. Prime Time will close one hour after the school dismisses.

Durham Public Schools: Closing two hours early

Edgecombe County Schools: Dismissing one-hour early

Johnston County Schools: Closing one hour early. In addition, all afternoon activities are canceled. Schools with aftercare programs will communicate to parents at those affected schools to assist in planning for pickup.

Orange County Schools: Closing two hours early

Person County Schools: Closing two hours early

Sampson County Schools: After school activities canceled

Wake County Schools: Closing two hours early

Wayne County Schools: After school activities canceled

Other cancellations or closings

North Carolina Zoo: Closed for Thursday

CBS 17 will update this list as more announcements are made.

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