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Alachua County Sheriff's Office
Sunday July 22nd, 2018 :: 03:27 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Tornado Warning until 03:45PM

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Northwestern Alachua County in northern Florida... South central Columbia County in northern Florida...

* Until 345 PM EDT.

* At 321 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near High Springs, or 10 miles southeast of Ichetucknee Spring, moving east at 20 mph. HAZARD...Tornado. SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near... High Springs around 330 PM EDT. Alachua around 345 PM EDT.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ALACHUA, FL ... COLUMBIA, FL

Instructions:

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

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Address/Location
Alachua County Sheriff's Office
2621 SE Hawthorne Rd
Gainesville, FL 32641

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 352-367-4000

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Alert Details

Severity:
Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Tornado Warning

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