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Two possible tornadoes reported near Madison

Downed power lines, trees reported on I-10
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Posted at 4:25 PM, Mar 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-31 18:16:26-04

MADISON COUNTY, Fla. — The National Weather Service is reporting two possible tornadoes near Madison.

The first was reported at 4:20 p.m. At that time, the NWS reported the 55 mph tornado was located about 9 miles west of Madison.

A second possibly tornado was confirmed at 4:31 p.m. NWS called the tornado "large and extremely dangerous" and said it was moving over east over Madison.

Soon after reports of the possible tornadoes cropped up, the county's emergency management team reported downed power lines and debris near Sundown Creek Road and Interstate 10.

Leigh Basford, the emergency management deputy director in Madison County, says she’s getting reports that I-10 is impassable near the Greenville/Sermons area by Sundown Creek Road.

She says there are no reported injuries.

Responders are still out doing assessments as there is a lot of downed trees and power lines. Authorities are continuing to ask people to stay off roads and stay inside while they do their assessment.

This is a developing news story. Stay with us for updates.