Tornado watches expire for NE Fla., SE Ga.

Heavy rains hit the region earlier this week.
Heavy rains hit the region earlier this week. (Pixabay)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.UPDATE: 10 p.m. The tornado watches that were in effect for parts of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia on Monday have expired.

UPDATE: 8:46 p.m. The tornado watch remains in effect for the following counties through 10 p.m.:

Northeast Florida:

Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns.

North Florida:

Alachua, Bradford, Union.

Southeast Georgia:

Camden, Charlton.


UPDATE: 7:56 p.m. Parts of Southeast Georgia are no longer under a tornado watch, but the watch continues for:

Northeast Florida:

Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns.

North Florida:

Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Suwannee, Union.


UPDATE: 5:28 p.m. The tornado warning for Baker County has expired.


A tornado watch for parts of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia continues through 10 p.m.

IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA

Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns.

IN NORTHERN FLORIDA

Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Suwannee, Union.

IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA

Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Camden, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee, Echols, Jeff Davis, Pierce, Ware.


The National Weather Service said an emergency manager reported possible tornado damage in Columbia County. It said there’s reports of roof damage to a “couple structures” and fencing blew through the window of a home.

UPDATE: 5:20 p.m. Golf ball-sized hail was reported in Lake City. A viewer shared the photo below.

Golf ball-sized hail reported in Lake City.

UPDATE: The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Baker County until 5:30 p.m.

The warning in St. Johns county expired.

UPDATE: 4:44 p.m. A tornado warning for St. Johns County was issued until 5 p.m.

The warning in Columbia expired.

UPDATE: 4:40 p.m. Pea-sized hail reported in World Golf Village (video below). Quarter-sized hail was reported near Wynwood Ranch.

UPDATE: 4:27 p.m. The NWS canceled the tornado warning for Putnam County.

The tornado warnings continued through 4:45 p.m. for St. Johns and Columbia counties.

UPDATE: 4:10 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Columbia County through 4:45 p.m.

The warning continued for Putnam at St. Johns through 4:45 p.m.

UPDATE: 4:04 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Putnam and St. Johns counties through 4:45 p.m.

UPDATE: 3:37 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Columbia, Gilchrist, Suwannee counties through 4:15 p.m.

UPDATE: 3:22 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for parts of Northeast Florida and Southeast Georgia through 10 p.m.

IN NORTHEAST FLORIDA

Baker, Clay, Duval, Flagler, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns.

IN NORTHERN FLORIDA

Alachua, Bradford, Columbia, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Suwannee, Union.

IN SOUTHEAST GEORGIA

Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Camden, Charlton, Clinch, Coffee, Echols, Jeff Davis, Pierce, Ware.

UPDATE: 3:12 p.m. The tornado warning for Putnam County has expired.

UPDATE 2:37 p.m.: The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Putnam County through 3:15 p.m.

Mild Monday with afternoon showers and storms

We woke up to very light showers but will dry out for most of the day. Temperatures will be mild, topping out in the low 70s.

Tuesday dries out a bit- expect a cloudy start but sunny skies for the afternoon hours, where temperatures will be in the upper 60s.

Wednesday the clouds build back up, with decent chances for a passing shower and cool temperatures in the mid 60s.

Thursday will be a little cloudy, breezy and warm, with highs climbing into the toasty low 80s.

Friday will be cooler, cloudy and breezy, with a line of showers and thunderstorms pushing through ahead of a big cooldown.

The weekend will be cold and sunny, starting in the mid 30s and only topping out in the upper 50s. Sunday will be a little nicer, starting out in the 40s and topping out in the 60s.

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