GEMA/HS Alert: Ben Hill All Hazards
SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY FOR CENTRAL IRWIN...TURNER... NORTHEASTERN LEE...BEN HILL AND NORTHERN WORTH COUNTIES UNTIL 500 PM EDT
Special Weather Statement issued April 8 at 4:14PM EDT by NWS Tallahassee FL
At 414 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from Jacksonville to 10 miles west of Arabi.
Movement was east at 60 mph.
Half inch hail and winds in excess of 40 mph will be possible with
Locations impacted include...
Fitzgerald, Ashburn, Ocilla, Mystic, Worth, Terrell, Sycamore,
Warwick, Rebecca, Chokee, Amboy, Osierfield, Waterloo, Pinetta,
Inaha, Ashton, Irwinville, Hobby, Turner Co Airport and Irwinville
Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may lead
to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.
These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.