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Tornado Watch in place for much of Big Bend, South Georgia

Posted at 2:24 PM, Jan 02, 2022
and last updated 2022-01-02 22:04:24-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — A Tornado Watch remains in effect until 11:00 p.m. Sunday for the central Big Bend region and most South Georgia counties.

A separate tornado watch covers southeastern Georgia and the southeastern Big Bend. Locally: Lowndes, Echols, Clinch, and Lanier, in addition to Madison, Taylor, Hamilton, Suwannee, and Lafayette counties have a 3 a.m. expiration time.

Conditions are favorable for a couple of strong storms to develop tonight. Some of these storms will be capable of producing damaging winds and a brief tornado.

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