Tornado Warning issued earlier in Pinellas County

9:43 PM, Jun 24, 2013   |    comments
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Pinellas County, Florida-- A Tornado Warning was in effect for eastern Pinellas County Monday night until 8:45 after a waterspout was seen forming over the area.

Photos: See photos taken of tonight's brief tornado

Just after 8:20 p.m., the National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a tornado near Weedon Island State Preserve six-miles east of Pinellas Park, and it was said to be moving west at 15 mph.

Stick with the 10 News weather page or the WTSP weather app for continuous updates. 

If you're in the path of a tornado in the future, go to a small interior room in a strong, well-constructed building. Cars and mobile homes are not safe. If no shelter is available, lie flat in a ditch or culvert and cover your head with your hands.

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