Tornado Warning for Leon County FL and 5 More

TALLAHASSEE, FL (808 AM EDT FRI APR 19 2019) — The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a Tornado Warning for Southeastern Gulf County in the Panhandle of Florida Northwestern Wakulla County in Big Bend of Florida Southwestern Gadsden County in Big Bend of Florida Southeastern Liberty County in Big Bend of Florida Southwestern Leon County in Big Bend of Florida Northwestern Franklin County in Big Bend of Florida until 845 AM EDT. At 808 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 11 miles north of Eastpoint, moving northeast at 80 mph. HAZARD: Tornado. SOURCE: Radar indicated rotation. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. This tornadic thunderstorm will remain over mainly rural areas of southeastern Gulf: northwestern Wakulla: southwestern Gadsden southeastern Liberty: southwestern Leon and northwestern Franklin Counties, including the following locations East Camp, Jewel Fire Tower, Buck Siding, Morgan Place, Brown House, Hilliardville, Sanborn, Beverly, Owens Bridge and Poplar Camp. TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

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