ORLANDO (CBSMiami/AP) — Buildings and cars were damaged, trees toppled, from a tornado near downtown Orlando over the weekend.
The National Weather Service said the twister had winds of at least 100 mph The tornado started as a water spout on Lake Conway Saturday night and was on the ground for about 12 minutes in an area southeast of the downtown area.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
The majority of the damage was caused by trees that fell onto homes. The Orlando Sentinel reported that numerous vehicles were also damaged. Three apartments in a damaged building were evacuated.READ MORE: Leftover From Hurricane Dorian, 58 Strays From The Bahamas Make Their Way To South Florida
The tornado came from a series of storms that buffeted Florida as Tropical Storm Cristobal moved through the Gulf of Mexico.MORE NEWS: Fatal Tamarac Shooting Under Investigation
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