Ocala, Florida — On April 29, 2014 at 3:32 p.m. the National Weather Service issued a significant weather advisory for Alachua, Putnam and Marion Counties for strong winds.
The National Weather Service Doppler Radar indicated strong thunderstorms centered along a line extending from 3 miles south of Melrose to 7 miles southeast of Dunnellon…moving east at 15 mph. These strong thunderstorms will also affect areas around Reddick, Mcintosh, Lowell, Orange Heights, Melrose, Lochloosa, Flemington, Dunnellon, Grove Park and Cross Creek.
Frequent lightning and gusty winds of 40 to 50 mph can be expected along with possible minor wind damage. Heavy rainfall will produce ponding of water on roadways and minor flooding of low-lying areas.
Report any damage to the nearest law enforcement agency or your county emergency management.
The storm is expected to pass quickly.