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Tornado watch issued for part of Big Bend area until 7 a.m.

Posted at 6:55 PM, Sep 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-15 18:56:53-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — A tornado watch has been issued for parts of Alabama and Florida until 7 a.m. Affected local counties include Wakulla, Franklin, Jackson, and Liberty.

Winds up to 70 mph may be expected.

Heavy rainfall and localized flooding are still our greatest local threat through Tuesday, along with the rest of the Panhandle to our west.

As always, be sure to follow the ABC 27 First Alert Weather Team on Facebook and Twitter. Be sure to download the Storm Shield App to get watches and warnings delivered straight to your phone to stay updated on your forecast through the week. Get the app today: iPhone/iPad | Android.