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Tornado Flips Over Planes, Causes Damage at Central Florida Airport

A tornado barreled through Central Florida late Friday, causing damage to a local airport. An EF-1 tornado, generating wind speeds of between 100-105 mph, touched down around 4:30 p.m. in Edgewater, a small city 18 miles south of Daytona Beach, according to Orlando NBC affiliate WESH. The tornado ripped the roofs off airport hangars and flipped over planes. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office reported that the twister flipped over an SUV while the driver was inside.

Power lines and homes were also damaged by the tornado, which is part of a weather system moving southeast across the state. No injuries have been reported from the storm system, and no tornado warnings or watches were in effect when the funnel cloud hit.

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