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Tornado Watch expires for parts of Big Bend, Southwest Georgia

Posted at 3:51 PM, Jan 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-11 21:05:19-05

(WTXL) — A Tornado Watch for parts of the Big Bend and Southwest Georgia has expired.

The Tornado Watch extended east into the Big Bend and southern GA, including Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin (FL) counties and Grady, Decatur, and Mitchell (GA) counties.

The watch expired at 9 p.m. on Friday.

With this line of storms, tornadoes, isolated hail and strong gusts are possible. The storms are expected to arrive this evening (entering our western counties near Marianna shortly after sunset).

[CLICK FOR FULL FORECAST BREAKDOWN]: Severe weather possible tonight in parts of Big Bend, Southwest Ga.

A Tornado Watch means tornadoes are possible in and near the watch area.

Be sure to review your severe weather plan ahead of ANY severe weather threat. If you have to travel, make sure to check the weather conditions, watches, warnings and advisories before going out the door.

For more tips and guide on how to make sure you have a plan prepared, check out our 2019 Severe Weather Guide below:

ABC 27's 2019 Severe We... by WTXL ABC 27 on Scribd

Below is a list of Tallahassee radio stations that provide ABC 27's weather updates:

  • 103.1 The Wolf
  • Tally 99.9
  • HOT 104.9
  • Kool Oldies 106.1

Here's a list of links to report power outages in your area:

City of Tallahassee utilities customers can report power outages here.

Talquin Electric Cooperative customers can report power outages here.

Duke Energy customers can report power outages here.

Colquitt Electric Membership customers can report power outages here.

Suwannee Valley Electric Cooperative customers can report power outages here.

Tri-County Electric Cooperative customers can report power outages here.

Georgia Power customers can report power outages here.

Mitchell Electric Membership Corporation customers can report power outages here.

Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia customers can report power outages here.

Thomasville Utilities customers can report power outages here.

City of Moultrie Utilities customers can report p