UPDATE: As of 9:15 PM, The tornado watch for the Attractions area has been cancelled. Other areas to the northwest remain in the watch.
As isolated to scattered severe weather begins to form in the Attractions area, a tornado watch has been issued for the possibility of isolated tornadoes throughout the evening. A Slight Risk of severe weather has been forecast in the area by the Storm Prediction Center.
TORNADO WATCH OUTLINE UPDATE FOR WT 5 NWS STORM PREDICTION CENTER NORMAN OK 420 PM EST SAT FEB 6 2021 TORNADO WATCH 5 IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1200 AM EST FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS FLC001-007-017-019-035-041-053-069-075-083-095-107-109-117-119- 125-127-070500- /O.NEW.KWNS.TO.A.0005.210206T2120Z-210207T0500Z/ FL . FLORIDA COUNTIES INCLUDED ARE ALACHUA BRADFORD CITRUS CLAY FLAGLER GILCHRIST HERNANDO LAKE LEVY MARION ORANGE PUTNAM SEMINOLE ST. JOHNS SUMTER UNION VOLUSIA $$
Scattered to numerous showers and isolated to scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop across the Treasure Coast and Okeechobee counties that may produce wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph, small hail, and frequent lightning strikes. This evening into early Sunday morning, showers and strong to isolated severe thunderstorms are then expected to develop north of Interstate 4 and move to the northeast along a line ahead of a cold front pushing to the southeast. Impacts expected with these storms will be wind gusts of 50 to 60 mph, frequent lightning, hail that could reach an inch in diameter, and heavy downpours. A few tornadoes cannot be ruled out mainly north of Orlando and the Cape.