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Tornado watch extended for parts of Big Bend, South Georgia until 9 p.m.

Posted at 7:06 AM, Sep 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-16 18:13:43-04

(WTXL) — The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for several counties in the Big Bend and South Georgia until 9 p.m. Wednesday.

The watch covers the following counties: Wakulla, Franklin, Jackson, Liberty, Gulf, Holmes, Walton, Washington, Bay, Calhoun, Gadsden, Jefferson, and Leon in Florida as well as Baker, Decatur, Early, Grady, Miller, Mitchell, Seminole, and Thomas counties in Georgia.

The tornado watch was initially supposed to expire at 7 p.m. EDT on Tuesday. Around 6:10 p.m., the NWS extended the watch until 9 p.m. EDT.

NWS says Hurricane Sally made Landfall Wednesday morning at around 5:45 a.m.