ST LOUIS (LALATE) – A confirmed Florida Tornado today October 13, 2014 is prompting a warning tonight. The National Weather Service has issued a Florida Tornado Warning until 1045 PM EDT for central Liberty County.
The NWS tells news that a Florida Tornado is being tracked currently. Namely at “1001 PM EDT National Weather Service Doppler radar continued to indicate a tornado. This tornado was located near Kern”. The tornado is currently “moving north at 30 mph. ” A projected path has been released to news. “Other locations in the warning include but are not limited to Wilma, Central City, Nixon Garden, Vilas and Jensen Place.”
Meantime, a Flash Flood Watch in now in place from tonight until Tuesday afternoon. The National Weather Service in Tallahassee tells news that a “Flash Flood Watch for portions of southeast Alabama, Florida and southwest Georgia”.
At issue is a system traveling through the area. Reps report that as “a strong cold front approaches the area…numerous showers and thunderstorms will develop ahead of it. Some storms may move repeatedly over the same areas…increasing the threat of heavy rainfall in a short amount of time.” They add that “Most areas in the watch will see rainfall amounts between 2 and 4 inches…but some locations may see isolated totals in excess of 6 inches in a short period of time…which could lead to flash flooding.” For all other tornado warnings today click HERE.