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What Is a Severe Thunderstorm?

Wind Gusts: Greater than 58 mph.

Hail: Equal to or larger than quarters. 1 inch in diameter.
A Thunderstorm which produces a tornado of any strength.
*Lots of lightning and heavy rain do not make a thunderstorm severe. It must have one or more of the characteristics listed above.*

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Weather Updates

Posted: 08/17/2019 - The Taylor County Board of Commissioners signed a resolution declaring the emergency as officials received a better idea of just how much rain might fall in the hours to come.

Updated: 05/29/2019 - Our hurricane guide is out! Be sure to download it to find out how to prepare for the next storm.

Posted: 08/16/2019 - Heavy rain has led to flooding in the Steinhatchee area as flood advisories are in effect for the Southeastern Big Bend.

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