Tornado Watch for the theme park areas until 10pm this evening

Jun 06, 2013 in "Severe Weather Information"

Tornado Watch 283 is in effect until 1000 PM EDT for the theme park areas.

Florida counties included are Alachua Baker Bradford Brevard Broward Charlotte Citrus Clay Collier Columbia DeSoto Duval Flagler Gilchrist Glades Hardee Hendry Hernando Highlands Hillsborough Indian River Lake Lee Levy Manatee Marion Martin Miami-Dade Nassau Okeechobee Orange Osceola Palm Beach Pasco Pinellas Polk Putnam Sarasota Seminole St. Johns St. Lucie Sumter Union Volusia.

A watch is used when the risk of a hazardous weather or hydrologic event has increased significantly, but its occurrence, location, and/or timing is still uncertain. It is intended to provide enough lead time so that those who need to set their plans in motion can do so.

Article Posted: Jun 06, 2013 / 10:49am EDT