Possible tornado spotted in Orange County
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. A possible tornado touched down in Orange County on Saturday night. Orlando city officials said they are evaluating the situation and any damage. City officials are asking everyone to avoid downed power lines, trees and standing water. Storm damage along Ferncreek Ave. pic.twitter.com/9BuD57Uc7v Clay LePard (@ClayLePardNews6) June 7, 2020The Orange County fire rescue is in the area of Lake Margaret and Fern Creek for reports of trees and wires down. We will update this story as more information.
National Weather Service confirms EF-1 Tornado in Orange County
Fla.- Meteorologists from the National Weather Service in Melbourne were in Orange County Sunday morning surveying the damage after Saturdays tornadoes. It was determined an EF-1 touched down Saturday near Ferncreek and Lake Margaret. The tornado began as a waterspout on Lake Conway and lifted near Lake Lawsona. Majority of the tornado damage was EF-0 to trees with several falling on homes according to National Weather Service Meteorologist Scott SpratMore information is expected from the National Weather Service.
Videos and photos show possible tornado hits Central Florida
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. Seven counties were under a tornado warning in Central Florida at some point on Saturday night. A possible tornado was spotted in Lake Conway in Orange County. Storm damage along Ferncreek Ave. pic.twitter.com/9BuD57Uc7v Clay LePard (@ClayLePardNews6) June 7, 2020A possible tornado was spotted from a viewer in South Orlando as well. A possible tornado was also spotted in Lake Monroe in the Sanford area. The following counties were under a tornado warning on Saturday night:Lake CountyOrange CountySeminole CountySumter CountyVolusia CountyMarion CountyPolk County
More than 4,000 customers without power in Central Florida
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. More than 4,000 customers are without power in Central Florida on Saturday night, according to Duke Energy. Around seven counties in Central Florida were under a tornado warning at some point on Saturday night. In Orlando, more than 1,000 customers are without power. The Duke Energy site shows 1,000 customers are without power in Ocoee. More than 300 customers are without power in Deltona, according to the Duke Energy site.