A tornado warning issued for Duke’s campus ended at 10:15 a.m. Community members may resume normal activity.
"A tornado has been sighted or radar indicates a thunderstorm circulation that can spawn a tornado in the area near Duke's main campus in Durham," the Duke Alert read.
Members of the Duke community were advised to seek shelter immediately.
The National Weather Service sent an Emergency Weather alert until 10:15 a.m. The alert stated, "at 9:49 a.m. EST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Durham, moving north at 35 mph," the NWS said.
Editor's Note: This story was updated at 10:15 to reflect the tornado warning ending.
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Kathryn Thomas is a Trinity junior and news editor of The Chronicle's 118th volume.