110 W. New York Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720
By Pat Andrews
posted Apr 14, 2013 - 2:08:44pm
UPDATED 10:45 P.M. SUNDAY, APRIL 10 — The tornado watch has expired, we report with a sigh of relief. Some thunderstorms may continue to move through the area for the next hour or two.
UPDATED 7:45 P.M. SUNDAY, APRIL 10 — The 6:45 p.m. tornado warning has been lifted. A tornado watch remains in effect throughout our area.
UPDATED 6:45 P.M. SUNDAY, APRIL 10 — Osteen and the Maytown area, as well as Southeast Volusia and Sanford in Seminole County, are under a tornado warning for the next hour, as a strong storm capable of producing tornadoes moves across Seminole County and into southern Volusia County. Everyone in West Volusia should be alert and prepare to take shelter.
UPDATED 4:45 P.M. SUNDAY, APRIL 10 — "A significant weather advisory is in effect for strong wind gusts up to 55 mph and small hail over northeastern Lake County ... Northern Volusia County ... until 6:15 p.m.," the National Weather Service reported at 4:40 p.m.
Doppler radar picked up one strong storm southwest of the Daytona International Speedway and moving north at 20 mph at 4:35 p.m.
More storms are developing across northern Lake and Volusia counties. These storms may become strong during the next hour.
PREVIOUSLY REPORTED —The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch at 2 p.m. today, Sunday, April 14, for Volusia County and other counties in Central Florida and North Florida. The watch is in effect until 10 p.m. tonight.
A watch means that conditions are favorable for the formation of a tornado, and for other severe weather. Rough weather is moving in with a frontal boundary that's moving slowly north through the area.
The National Weather Service advises people in Central Florida to monitor news outlets for updated conditions.
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