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Tornado Watch issued for parts of Big Bend, southern Georgia

A Tornado Watch is in effect until 2:00pm
Posted at 4:00 AM, Apr 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-10 15:22:15-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for the Big Bend and southern Georgia until 2:00 pm as storms approach from the west.

A strong line of storms is moving into the western portions of the Panhandle and producing damaging wind gusts along with heavy rain, thunder and lightning, and the potential for a brief tornado.

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