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Tornado Watch in place for most of Southwest Georgia, Panhandle

Posted at 12:44 AM, Mar 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-18 07:57:10-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for most counties within the Florida Big Bend and South Georgia until 1:00 p.m. Thursday.

A line of storms ahead of a cold front will move into the Big Bend and South Georgia Thursday morning. Some of the storms will be capable of producing damaging winds, a tornado, lightning, and hail.

A tornado watch means that conditions are favorable for tornadoes to develop.

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