STRONG STORM IN NORTHERN OKALOOSA… There is an intense thunderstorm producing a large amount of cloud-to-ground lightning in the northern part of Okaloosa County near Baker, Milligan, Crestview, Blackman, Good Hope, and Hurricane Lake. This storm is moving east-northeast at 30 mph. There could be 40-50 mph wind gusts and small hail with this storm. If you’re near the Florida State Highway 189 corridor near Baker, we encourage you to pull over and wait this storm out. Next in line to see the brunt of this storm: Northern parts of Crestview, Auburn (FL), Oak Grove (FL), and Laurel Hill. If this holds together, this storm will affect Florala and Lockhart in about 30 minutes.