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Tropical Center

Tornado Warning


New Event Expired

Start Time

Wed 01/25/2023 05:43 AM EST

End Time

Wed 01/25/2023 06:15 AM EST



Storm Location

6 mi S of Miramar Beach, FL

Storm Motion

Moving NE at 55 mph


High impact

Tornadoradar indicated
Max hail size0.00 in

Locations Affected

Miramar Beach, FL ∙ Portland, FL ∙ Blue Mountain Beach, FL ∙ Santa Rosa Beach, FL ∙ Choctawhatchee Bay, FL ∙ Freeport, FL

Full Alert Message

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED Tornado Warning National Weather Service Tallahassee FL 443 AM CST Wed Jan 25 2023 The National Weather Service in Tallahassee has issued a * Tornado Warning for... Southwestern Walton County in the Panhandle of Florida... * Until 515 AM CST. * At 443 AM CST, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located 9 miles southwest of Santa Rosa Beach, moving northeast at 55 mph. HAZARD...Tornado. SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely. * This dangerous storm will be near... Santa Rosa Beach around 455 AM CST. Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include Portland, Gulf Pines, New Home, Freeport, Blue Mountain Beach, Sandestin, Miramar Beach and Four Mile Village. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW! Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW! This cluster of thunderstorms is capable of producing tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. If on or near Choctawhatchee Bay, get away from the water and move to safe shelter immediately. If you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Severe thunderstorms can produce large capsizing waves, even on small bodies of water. Move into dock and seek safe shelter now! Do not be caught on the water in a thunderstorm. && LAT...LON 3036 8639 3039 8638 3038 8633 3045 8631 3047 8631 3048 8632 3066 8621 3048 8599 3039 8611 3042 8614 3043 8612 3043 8615 3044 8616 3048 8614 3046 8616 3046 8619 3041 8622 3038 8614 3027 8628 3030 8639 TIME...MOT...LOC 1043Z 222DEG 48KT 3029 8637 TORNADO...RADAR INDICATED MAX HAIL SIZE...0.00 IN