Storm rolling in across the bay toward Captiva Island, Charlie Landon, June 28, 2011.
Storm rolling in across the bay toward Captiva Island, Charlie Landon, June 28, 2011.

Sanibel Tornado Watch Until 6 AM, Monday, January 23, 2017

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Due to the current storm passing over Sanibel Island a sagging power-line over San-Cap Road near Blind Pass has TEMPORILY closed SAN-Cap Road to all traffic. March 29, 2016. Photo Credit: Charlie Landon

A sagging power-line over San-Cap Road near Blind Pass closed SAN-Cap Road to all traffic on March 29, 2016. Photo Credit: Charlie Landon

WEATHER ALERT: SANIBEL TORNADO WATCH UNTIL 6 AM, MONDAY, JANUARY 23, 2017

The City of Sanibel issued the following news release at 10:37 PM Sunday.

“Sanibel is now under a Tornado Watch until 6 am, Monday, January, 23, 2017. The current threats are isolated hail; wind with isolated gusts up to 70 mph possible & tornadoes possible.

A “Sanibel Tornado Watch” means that conditions are favorable for tornadoes to form during the next several hours. IF A TORNADO WARNING IS ISSUED FOR SANIBEL, MOVE TO A PLACE OF SAFETY, IDEALLY AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A STURDY BUILDING.

FOR REAL TIME UPDATES FOLLOW THE NOAA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE, STORM PREDICTION CENTER: WWW.SPC.NOAA.GOV “


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