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New Tornado Warnings in aftermath of tornado spotted in Clay County

Tornado Watch in effect for NE Florida, SE Georgia until 2 a.m. Thursday

Funnel cloud spotted near Keystone Heights (Submitted)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – New Tornado Warnings are issued Wednesday for parts of northeast Florida in the wake of the first confirmed tornado to hit the First Coast with Hurricane Michael.

The latest warnings cover Nassau County, Camden County, Charlton County until 5:15 pm.

According to the National Weather Service, an earlier tornado touched down two miles northwest of Lake Geneva in Clay County about 2:39 p.m. It was spotted by an NWS employee in Lake Brooklyn.

There were no immediate reports of damage from emergency management officials in Bradford and Clay counties, but there's no word yet from Duval and Nassau counties.

A tornado watch remains in effect across southeast Georgia and northeast Florida until 2 a.m. Thursday. That means conditions will be ripe for tornadoes until further notice.


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