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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

Updated: 02/22/2019 - The world is warming, and experts say that humans are making it worse. This means that the Big Bend of Florida will be warmer and possibly drier in the coming decades. And this could impact future agriculture in the area.

Updated: 02/13/2019 - It's been four months since Hurricane Michael hit the Big Bend. Blue tarps on roofs are still a common sight in Chattahoochee.

Updated: 02/12/2019 - South Georgia is getting 'weather ready' after Severe Weather Preparedness Week.

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