A weak tornado touched down Wednesday afternoon in the town of Tavares, FL.
"IT'S A TWISTER!" This family speeds away from a waterspout over Lake Eustis in Central Florida Wednesday afternoon. There were reports of damage in the nearby town of Tavares, & the preliminary rating from the US National Weather Service Melbourne Florida ranks it as an EF-0 with 70-80 mph winds.
Posted by WeatherNation on Wednesday, July 4, 2018
A family on Lake Eustis captured this video of a waterspout, likely the same storm that damaged the nearby town.
The preliminary rating from the National Weather Service Office in Melbourne ranks it as an EF-0 with 70-80 mph winds.
The Tavares Fire Department reports there was damage to a Winn Dixie and a building also collapsed, but no injuries with this storm.
For WeatherNation, I’m Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo.