Strong thunderstorms, heavy winds passing through region

Published: Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 4:35 p.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 4:35 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for northwestern Alachua County, Union, Gilchrist, Columbia and Bradford counties as a line of strong storms passes through this evening.

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Menacing skies over north Gainesville announce the arrival of thunder storms Sunday afternoon.

L. Guevara-Castro/Gainesville Sun

The National Weather Service is tracking the storms, capable of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 mph and moving east at 10 mph.

The NWS is warning residents to be alert for high winds, heavy rain, excessive lightning and possible hail. Drivers should be alert for deep puddles in low-lying areas.

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