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Storm warning updates in Southwest Florida

Posted at 10:41 AM, Jan 15, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-15 15:19:10-05

(2:45pm) The National Weather Service has cancelled Tornado Watch 3 for the following Florida counties: Collier and Palm Beach.

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Tornado Watch 3 remains in effect until 5pm for the following Florida counties: Broward, Collier, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach.

MORE COVERAGE: Severe storms sweep across Southwest Florida Friday

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The National Weather Service has CANCELLED Tornado Watch 3 for the following 4 counties: Charlotte, DeSoto, Highlands, and Lee.

This includes the cities of Arcadia, Avon Park, Bonita Springs, Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Lehigh Acres, North Fort Myers, Placid Lakes, Port Charlotte, Punta Gorda and Sebring.

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The Tornado Warning for central Lee County has expired at 11:15am.  The storm which prompted the warning has weakened below severe limits and no longer appears capable of producing a tornado.

However, strong gusty winds are still possible with this thunderstorm.