Total economic losses from the event exceeded $925 million according to Aon. — At least four confirmed tornadoes touched down in Tampa Bay on Friday as severe weather moved across the Bay Area, according to the National Weather Service. If you see down power lines, do not approach them. A barn was completely destroyed, a house suffered minor damage to its front porch and garage, and several trees were snapped, some of which were downed onto a mobile home. The tornado outbreak of February 5–7, 2020 was a multi-day severe weather event across the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States. Storms intensified along an eastward-progressing cold front over Mississippi, aided by generally parallel wind shear profiles and cooling upper-level temperatures as the trough approached from the west. Power lines were downed as well. A mobile home was rolled several yards and destroyed, and a nearby compost shed was also demolished. [12], Throughout February 6, an Enhanced risk of severe weather existed across a large section of the Southeastern United States. A large farm outbuilding was shifted and twisted off its foundation, and a detached four bay garage had its doors blown in, resulting in the collapse of the entire structure. Several homes sustained minor roof and siding damage, and the window of one home was shattered. This tornado moved off Gum Springs Mountain to just south of Sparta, removing the roof from a home, damaging a barn and an outbuilding, and downing many trees and numerous power lines. There were at least 10 tornadoes in Georgia and Florida with significant to major damage reported in southern Georgia on Thursday. Across the three-day outbreak, 37 tornadoes were confirmed, including several that were strong and long-tracked. One house had siding and underlayment stripped away, leaving roof trusses exposed. A powerful upper-level trough progressed eastward across the country, intersecting an abundant supply of moist air to produce severe weather. A few businesses lost large portions of their roofs, and numerous homes and some apartment buildings sustained considerable roof damage. This tornado moved directly through Westminster and Manchester. A large hay barn was completely destroyed and several other outbuildings were damaged. Numerous trees were snapped or uprooted. Four people were injured. "Honestly my heart is still pumping about it. This tornado moved through the southern suburbs of. Phillips says two tornadoes have touched down in the Citrus-Marion county areas. [6], On the morning of February 5, a major upper-level trough was progressing eastward across the Central United States, supporting broad southwesterly winds in advance of it. A mobile home lost its entire roof and was slightly moved off its foundation. Trees were snapped or uprooted, some onto cars, roads, and homes. An excessive heat watch has been issued for Phoenix for this weekend, where temps could reach into the triple digits. Power lines and dozens of trees were downed. A couple of well-built homes lost a large portions of their roofs. 1 death – Two manufactured homes were destroyed, resulting in one fatality and one injury. A few dozen trees, three metal sheds, and a mobile home were damaged. A large recreational vehicle and a small military trailer were overturned. A strong tornado moved through a forest, snapping or uprooting a substantial number of trees. Even Las Vegas could get close to 100 degrees, which it has never reached in the month of April. Severe weather is moving into Florida Friday morning as a tornado watch has been issued until 11 a.m. for much of central Florida, including Tampa Bay, Orlando and Daytona Beach. "It whipped up very quickly and gained size relatively quick, within 45 seconds it was probably 150 yards wide," said Joey Harper, who was driving with Rader Monday. The severe weather will not move much Friday, and it will stay in central Florida, with more tornado threats, damaging winds and large hail. Tampa Bay Area, FL2525 14th Ave. SERuskin, FL 33570(813) 645-2323Comments? Hundreds of trees were snapped and uprooted, and several power poles and lines were downed. Some trees were knocked down, some of which landed on homes, injuring one person. Moving to the Southwest, a heat advisory has been issued for Los Angeles and most of coastal southern California, where temperatures are expected to reach the mid to upper 90’s. Severe weather is moving into Florida Friday morning as a tornado watch has been issued until 11 a.m. for much of central Florida, including Tampa Bay, Orlando and Daytona Beach. Florida Hillsborough Tornado Warning 2020 : Tornado Warning Issued in Many Counties. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The tornado outbreak of February 5–7, 2020 was a multi-day severe weather event across the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States. [17][18] In defiance of forecasts, this band of convection produced hundreds of damaging wind reports across the Mid-Atlantic over the course of four hours. Several small outbuildings were destroyed bleachers at a horse showing facility were overturned, and a metal frame windmill tower was toppled. A few homes suffered damage, and numerous trees were snapped or uprooted. Team coverage: Severe weather batters Tampa Bay area 5:30 a.m. — Duke Energy is still reporting power outages, with more than 1,000 reported in … More than 40 tornadoes were reported in the last two days across Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Georgia and Florida. Signs and a billboard were damaged at one business, cars were flipped and damaged at a car dealership, and a small outbuilding structure was destroyed. Homes sustained roof, shingle, and siding damage, and residential fencing was also damaged. 1 weather alerts 1 ... and last updated 2020 … A powerful upper-level trough progressed eastward across the country, intersecting an abundant supply of moist air to produce severe weather. Another manufactured home sustained some roof damage, and numerous trees were snapped or uprooted. A chicken house was collapsed, and numerous trees were snapped or uprooted. 1 year since tornado damaged Tampa Bay area school. by Market News June 6, 2020, 6:12 pm Tornado warning is now in effect for south/central Hillsborough County until 12:30 p.m, this happened after it was reported that chances of rain is now near 100 percent. This page was last edited on 2 August 2020, at 15:41. MARION COUNTY, Fla. -- Video from the Marion County area shows a tornado crossing I-75 as severe weather swept through the Tampa Bay area. The Marion County Sheriff's Office also reported trees and debris from the storm on I-75. The sheriff's office says two lanes of the interstate are currently closed. Two large pine trees fell on unoccupied vehicles. Trees were uprooted and snapped along the path. Catch up on the developing stories making headlines. [2] General 15% severe probabilities yielded to a Slight risk across portions of the central Gulf Coast region valid on February 5. A detached semi trailer, a small equipment trailer, and a small RV trailer were overturned, the latter of which landed on top of an SUV. Numerous softwood trees and some hardwood trees were uprooted and snapped. One brick home had its roof torn off and sustained collapse of some exterior walls. Some inland areas could see temps near 100 degrees Friday. Trees were uprooted and snapped along the path. The line of strong to severe thunderstorms continued eastward throughout the afternoon of February 6, producing hundreds of damaging wind reports before shifting offshore. However, what is most likely to be the most memorable element of the event was the EF-0 tornado that impacted parts of Pinellas County; uprooting trees, damaging homes, and even toppling a crane onto I-275. The storms that prompted tornado warnings exited the coastline by 1 p.m., although additional severe thunderstorms with embedded rotation were rumbling southeast of Tampa … [16] The next morning, following a brief reprieve in severe thunderstorm activity, the SPC outlined a Marginal risk across eastern Virginia and central Maryland. A carport and the roofs of a barn and some other structures were damaged. He sent it to ABC Action News Chief Meteorologist Denis Phillips. It's been one year since a tornado damaged Kathleen Middle School in Lakeland. An eastward-propagating cold front supported a damaging squall line across the Southeast U.S. on February 5–6; supercell thunderstorms ahead of this line also produced numerous tornadoes. Numerous tornadoes occurred throughout Mississippi into Alabama, including several strong and long-tracked tornadoes. Several outbuildings and barns, a covered porch, and the roof of a house were destroyed. An open-air pole barn was demolished, and a second large barn had its entire roof removed. ABC Action News' Ryan Smith got a chance to hear from the guys who caught one of the tornadoes on camera. Several trees were downed onto utility lines. There are also a few tornado warnings popping up just north of Tampa. A mobile home sustained minor roof damage, an outbuilding was destroyed, and trees were snapped or uprooted. A double-wide manufactured home was shifted off its foundation and had its roof completely removed. A mobile home was pushed off its blocks and its carport was blown away. 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