Much of Triangle under tornado watch
— The National Weather Service has posted a tornado watch for parts of central North Carolina, including Durham, Wake and Johnston counties, meaning conditions are ripe for tornadoes to form. Tune in to WRAL News beginning at 4 p.m. for the latest on the forecast and the risk.
91 NC counties and 1 VA county are under alert, including Wake, Cumberland, Durham, Johnston, and Orange counties.
Triangle Business Journal has a brief article noting that the new midway operator for the 2006 State Fair will be revealed tomorrow. This time the contract is for 3 years, not 1. The story also notes that Wade Shows is one of the bidders. Wade Shows ended up shelling out over $4 million to be the midway operator this year, but some of that was penalties for not having the midway rides ready on time. Stay tuned....