Tornado warning in effect in west central Polk County

Posted on by Polk Newsroom

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for west central Polk County in effect until 4:30 p.m.

There also is a severe thunderstorm warning for southwest Polk County and southeast Hillsborough County.

Individuals are urged to take cover and move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building.

Polk State College officials are monitoring the storm and will post necessary updates.