Area Under Tornado Watch Until 7PM; High Winds, Hail Is Possible

Mar 20, 2018

Wet, windy and possibly dangerous weather is in Tuesday afternoon’s forecast for the First Coast.

National Weather Service meteorologist Scott Cordero said a low pressure system moving across the area will produce strong thunderstorms, 58-mile-an-hour-plus winds and, quite possibly, destructive hail.

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“We’re looking at potential hail that could be as large as tennis balls. And we do have a tornado watch in effect for all of Northeast Florida including Charlton and Camden counties in Southeast Georgia.”

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Things are expected to calm down considerably by early evening leaving us with clearing skies and cooler temperatures.  

Contact reporter Cyd Hoskinson at, 904-358-6351 and on Twitter @cydwjctnews.