Tornado Watch North and Central Florida

Mar 20, 2018
Originally published on March 20, 2018 12:16 pm

A Tornado Watch has been issued for all north & central Florida until 7 pm. The potential exists for a significant outbreak of severe thunderstorms capable of producing a tornado, destructive wind gusts up to 70 mph, and hail as large as nickels.

According to the latest data from the Florida Public Radio Emergency Network team of meteorologists, here is when the risk is the greatest for various regions around Florida.

  • Noon - 4 pm: Gainesville, Cedar Key, Ocala, Palatka and St. Augustine
  • 2 pm- 6 pm: First Coast, Jacksonville, Bradford & Union Counties
  • 4 pm - 8 pm: Tampa Bay Area, Orlando, Daytona and the Space Coast
  • 6 pm - 10 pm: Port Charlotte, Okeechobee and Fort Pierce

Updates will be posted below, on the @FloridaStorms Twitter account and available via the Florida Storms Facebook Page.

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