Tornado Watch for parts of Southside cancelled

ROANOKE, Va. – Although the watch was initially scheduled to expire at 5 p.m., the National Weather Service canceled it shortly after 1:20 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for multiple counties in Southside Virginia until 5 p.m.

At 11 a.m., the watch was issued for Halifax, Henry and Pittsylvania counties, as well as the cities of Danville and Martinsville.

Remember, a watch means that storms containing damaging wind will be possible. If a warning is issued, that is when you take action.