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Tornado Watch in place for portions Big Bend, South Georgia

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Posted at 6:38 AM, Apr 24, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-24 12:31:05-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for portions of the Big Bend and South Georgia until 3:00 p.m. Saturday.

Tallahassee and Leon County are in a Tornado Watch.

Strong storms capable of producing damaging wind gusts, tornadoes, and large hail will cross into sections of the region through this afternoon.

Much of South Georgia is also under a Flash Flood Watch until 2:00 a.m. Sunday.

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