NWS confirms powerful tornado hit Central Florida on Tuesday

EF-2 tornado packed winds between 105 and 115 mph
Posted at 3:49 PM, Aug 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-19 15:52:37-04

DELAND, Fla. — The National Weather Service says a powerful tornado packing winds between 105 and 115 mph tore a 4-mile path across Central Florida on Tuesday.

The NWS confirmed an EF-2 tornado touched down just before 4 p.m. in DeLand and traveled 4.6 miles over the span of about 10 minutes.

The twister damaged buildings and knocked down trees and power lines.

The NWS said no injuries were reported.