Severe Weather Alert Until 2:30 p.m.

Issued by The National Weather Service Jacksonville, FL 1:44 pm EDT, Mon., Sep. 27, 2010

… A SIGNIFICANT WEATHER ADVISORY HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR NORTHEASTERN ALACHUA… BRADFORD AND WESTERN CLAY COUNTIES FOR STRONG WINDS AND EXCESSIVE LIGHTNING VALID UNTIL 230 PM EDT…

AT 144 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG THUNDERSTORM CENTERED 2 MILES NORTHEAST OF WALDO… OR 9 MILES NORTHWEST OF MELROSE… MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH. THIS STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL ALSO AFFECT AREAS AROUND WALDO… ORANGE HEIGHTS… SAMPSON… HAMPTON… STARKE… KINGSLEY… LAWTEY… PENNEY FARMS… MIDDLEBURG AND ASBURY LAKE THROUGH 230 PM EDT. EXCESSIVE CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING AND GUSTY WINDS OF 45 TO 55 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED ALONG WITH POSSIBLE MINOR DAMAGE.

REPORT DAMAGE TO THE NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OR YOUR COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT.