The Union Recorder

April 11, 2013

Tornado watch issued for Baldwin

From staff reports
The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch for Baldwin and surrounding counties.

The watch is in effect until 4 a.m. and includes Baldwin, Putnam, Hancock, Wilkinson, Washington and Jones counties.

A strong line of showers and thunderstorms are expected tonight before 10 p.m. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall and winds 10 to 15 miles per hour with some gusts as high as 20 miles per hour. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain possible.