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During the March 3, 2019 severe weather event, 12 tornadoes were confirmed through field surveys within the NWS Tallahassee area of responsibility. The strongest tornado was rated EF-3 in Leon/Jefferson County, Florida. This was only the second F3 or EF-3 to affect Leon County since 1945. The National Weather Service in Tallahassee would like to extend our appreciation to the many emergency management, law enforcement, and fire rescue personnel that assisted in these field surveys over the last three days.

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GOES-16 Geocolor Imagery (with streetlight map background at night) of the March 3rd Tornado Outbreak Region wide overview of the tornadoes that struck portions of the Tallahassee National Weather Service Forecast Area.  GOES-16 Infrared Imagery of the March 3rd Tornado Outbreak
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