Florida under Tornado watch until 5 p.m.

Nathan Turoff, Features Editor

Much of North and Central Florida is currently under a tornado watch. First issued at 9 a.m. this morning, The National Weather Service announced that dozens of Florida counties, including Duval, are currently under a tornado watch until 5 p.m.

GIF showing the weather forecast across North Florida, courtesy of National Weather Service

This is not a Tornado warning, but a watch. A watch means that there is potential for a Tornado to form, but hasn’t been seen or detected. A Tornado warning means a tornado has been seen or detected, and danger is imminent. 

Spinnaker will update you as this storm progresses.

UNF’s emergency storm procedures for students can be found here.

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