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Tornado touchdown reported in Riverview

Posted May 30th, 2014 @ 8:19pm


RIVERVIEW, Fla. (970 WFLA) – The National Weather Service reports an EF0 tornado briefly touched down in the Colonial Estates Neighborhood of Riverview Friday afternoon around 5 p.m.

A NWS storm survey found a damage track approximately 750 yards long and as much as 25 yards wide. They also say a total of 10-12 houses sustained minor damage mostly to the roofs and windows. Additionally, a fence and a pool enclosure sustained damage.



RIVERVIEW, Fla. (970 WFLA) – Hillsborough firefighters are looking into a report of a possible tornado touchdown.

Crews were called to the 12000 block of Colonial Estate Lane in Riverview just after 5 p.m. Friday.

Firefighters said they found evidence of strong wind damage and immediately went door to door to check on others in the neighborhood. No one was injured.



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