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Tornado Warning for Orlando theme park areas until 10am

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THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MELBOURNE HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR... LAKE COUNTY IN FLORIDA... THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF... TAVARES... PAISLEY... MOUNT PLYMOUTH... MOUNT DORA... MASCOTTE... LISBON... LEESBURG... LAKE HARRIS... LAKE GRIFFIN... HOWEY IN THE HILLS... GROVELAND... FERNDALE... EUSTIS... CASSIA... WESTERN ORANGE COUNTY IN FLORIDA... THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF... HOLLYWOOD STUDIOS... ZELLWOOD... WINTER GARDEN... WINDERMERE... PINE HILLS... OCOEE... MGM STUDIOS... MAGIC KINGDOM... LAKE APOPKA... EPCOT... APOPKA...

* UNTIL 1000 AM EDT.

* AT 907 AM EDT... A SQUALL LINE WITH DAMAGING WINDS AND EMBEDDED TORNDADOES WAS DETECTED BY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR ABOUT 30 MILES WEST OF LAKE COUNTY. THIS SQUALL LINE WILL MOVE INTO LAKE COUNTY BY 925 AM. A TORNADO WAS REPORTED IN PASCO COUNTY WITH THIS LINE OF STORMS. THIS STORM WITH THE REPORTED TORNADO WILL TRACK INTO EXTREME SOUTHERN PORTIONS OF LAKE COUNTY. ANOTHER DEVELOPING AREA OF ROTATION IN THE LINE MAY DEVLOP A TORNADO ACROSS NORTHERN PORTIONS OF LAKE COUNTY BETWEEN 925 AM AND 945 AM.

* THE TORNADO WILL BE NEAR... 20 MILES SOUTH OF GROVELAND BY 925 AM.

REPEATING... A TORNADO HAS BEEN SIGHTED IN PASCO COUNTY! PEOPLE IN THE PATH OF THIS TORNADO MUST ACT NOW TO PROTECT THEIR LIVES! TAKE COVER NOW!

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE SAFEST PLACE TO BE DURING A TORNADO IS IN A STRONG BUILDING ON THE LOWEST FLOOR... IN AN INTERIOR ROOM SUCH AS A BATHROOM OR CLOSET. KEEP AWAY FROM WINDOWS. GET UNDER A WORKBENCH OR OTHER PIECE OF STURDY FURNITURE. USE BLANKETS OR PILLOWS TO COVER YOUR BODY.

THE TORNADO WILL LIKELY BE WRAPPED IN HEAVY RAIN MAKING IT DIFFICULT TO SEE. BE SMART AND REACT NOW!
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