SOUTHWEST FLORIDA – At least five tornadoes caused damage across Southwest Florida on Sunday when a strong cold front blew through the area.
One Tornado EF2 tore through the Iona-McGregor . region south of Fort Myers, left behind More than 100 houses were damaged and 30 were destroyed.
One Tornado EF1 also touched down near Placida in Charlotte County. The tornado came ashore like a column of water near the marina and then tore through the Gasparilla Mobile Estates. At least 35 houses were damaged.
The remaining three tornadoes were found in Collier County. All spin-ups at Collier are weak and rated EF-0, according to the NWS.
If you need help due to a storm on Sunday, please call United Way at dial 211.
You can also contact your local American Red Cross by clicking here.
Lee County has established a debris drop site for residents south of Fort Myers to bring in any construction, demolition, or gardening debris. Click here for more information.
You can also Donate for the United Way Southwest Florida Relief Fund. If you would like to volunteer through the United Way, click here.
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