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Weak Florida Tornado on Wednesday

4 Jul 2018, 8:51 pm

A weak tornado touched down Wednesday afternoon in the town of Tavares, FL.

Weak Tornado Wednesday Afternoon in Florida

"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.

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