HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) - Hampton Roads is preparing for strong thunderstorms and wind to move through the area Friday.
Franklin; Northampton, N.C.; Southampton and Sussex were under a tornado watch until 9 a.m. but the watch was canceled before 8:30 a.m.
A tornado watch means conditions are favorable for tornadoes. No warnings have been issued.
Hampton Roads is under a slight risk for severe weather in the same storm system that produced tornados in the Midwest. Meteorologist Jeff Edmondson said the best chances for strong thunderstorms and lighting will be more in the afternoon hours, but a line of rain will move through in the morning hours.
Highs will be near 80 degrees for most of the area.
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