RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – A tornado warning was issued for four central North Carolina counties Friday morning as remnants of Hurricane Nicole moved through the region, according to the National Weather Service Raleigh.

A tornado watch that was also issued for much of central North Carolina was later allowed to expire at 3 p.m.

A tornado watch was still in effect for Northampton County in North Carolina and for south-central Virginia, including Mecklenburg County, until 6 p.m. That tornado watch expired at 6 p.m.

Friday night, there could still be some thunderstorms before 1 a.m. Saturday, then a slight chance of rain between 1 a.m. and 2 a.m., the National Weather Service said.

As of 9:43 a.m., a tornado warning was issued for northwestern and central Durham, northeastern Orange, west central Granville, southeastern Person, northwestern Franklin, northeastern and eastern Warren, northwestern Halifax and Vance counties were under the tornado warning until at least 1 p.m.

The tornado warning ended at 1 p.m.