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Severe thunderstorm warning issued for Big Bend counties

severe weather alert
Posted at 3:04 PM, May 17, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-17 11:27:45-04

(WTXL) - A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for several Big Bend counties.

Leon County, Wakulla County and Jefferson County are all covered under the warning that will last until 3:45 p.m. 

Specifically, the northeastern part of Wakulla, the southwestern part of Jefferson and the south central part of Leon counties are being affected.

The cities expected to see impact are Crawfordville, Woodville, St. Marks, Wakulla, Newport, Shadeville, Leon Sinks, Hyde Park, Wakulla Springs, Vereen, Plum Orchard, Port Leon, Fanlew, Bethel, Natural Bridge and Eight Mile Pond.

A severe thunderstorm warning including Wacissa FL, Lloyd FL, Capitola FL is also in effect until 3:45 p.m.

NWS Tallahassee is warning residents to expect up to 60 mph winds with potential impact to roofs, siding and trees.