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2 Tornadoes Knock Out Power in Florida City, Delay Flights

Weather officials say two tornadoes hit a Florida city on Tuesday, causing mostly minor damage. The National Weather Service confirmed that one tornado touched down shortly after 3:30 p.m. in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Greg …

Tornado in Florida Causes Damage to Several Buildings

A tornado damaged buildings and cars and toppled trees in Florida but no one was hurt. The Bradenton Herald reports that the tornado struck Saturday night in Manatee County with winds of 70 mph (112 kph). The newspaper says several …

FEMA Denies Individual Assistance to Florida Tornado Victims

Some residents of the Florida Panhandle who sustained damage during two tornadoes that touched down in February will not receive individual assistance through FEMA. The News Journal reports that the Federal Emergency Management Agency denied the state’s request for individual …

Florida Tornadoes Leave 2 Dead, Several Injured

Florida officials say two adults have been killed and four children have been injured after two tornadoes swept through central Florida. Manatee County EMS officials tell WFLA-TV that several people were injured as severe weather pushed through Duette and Siesta …