Possible tornado spawned by Hurricane destroys Florida homes

Possible tornado damage in Palm Bay, Florida (WKMG/CNN)

PALM BAY, FL (WCMH) – Several homes in Brevard County, Florida were destroyed Sunday by a possible tornado as Hurricane Irma struck Florida.

According to the Palm Bay Police Department, the ‘tornadic activity’ destroyed six trailer homes, WKMG reported.

No injuries were reported.


Hurricane Irma has prompted several tornado warnings in Brevard County. Palm Bay police continue to advise people to stay off the roads and shelter in place.

“As bands from Hurricane #Irma continue moving through our area it is important to stay off the roads and shelter in place. Never attempt to drive through flooded roadways. Remember: turn around don’t drown!”

The National Weather Service has not yet confirmed whether a tornado touched down, or if the damage was caused by something else.

NBC4i.com provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s