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A squall line ahead of a strong cold front moved across southeast Georgia and northeast Florida in the afternoon and evening hours of Christmas Eve. This squall line produced 3 EF1 tornadoes in the areas of Starke, FL, Fruit Cove, FL, and Jacksonville, FL in addition to widespread wind damage from gusts in both SE GA and NE FL. 

Squall Line Animation (Base Reflectivity and Velocity Data from KJAX Dec 24th)
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