Weather Authority Alert Thursday afternoon, especially for Georgia
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – We have a Weather Authority Alert issued today from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m.Tornado Watch expected for folks in Georgia later this afternoon. This afternoon will be challenging as we are expecting a two to four hour round of showers in Jacksonville, with the most likely time of the showers between 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.RELATED: Severe weather: Storms batter the SouthIn Georgia, especially in Central Georgia to South Carolina, there could be a few supercell thunderstorms. These are large storms capable of producing high winds, large hail and a few tornadoes. This is unlikely in the Jacksonville area, but in southern Georgia it is a bigger possibility. Severe storm potential mainly from Central Georgia to South CarolinaMainly brief bursts of downpoursFriday looks very pleasant with highs in the 70s.
Weather Authority Alert: Strong to severe storms track East tonight
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – As the Weather Authority Alert continues Saturday, the National Weather continues to watch to severe storms track east northeast across Northeast Florida. A Tornado Watch is in effect for Union, Putnam, St. Johns and Flagler counties until midnight. For the differences between a Tornado Watch and a Tornado Warning, see the graphic below. Difference between a Tornado Watch and Tornado WarningThe Weather Authority Alert, which runs from 4-9 p.m., was triggered by heavy, disruptive rain and the potential for isolated severe thunderstorms. Those south of the I-10 corridor have an increased chance to see a strong to severe thunderstorm.