Volusia deputies investigate reports of possible tornado touchdowns in Deltona

Published On: Dec 24 2013 08:20:25 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 15 2013 11:48:25 AM EST

The National Weather Service issued tornado warning for all of Flagler County until 7:45 p.m. Saturday.


Volusia County Sheriff's Office is investigating two reports of possible tornado touchdowns in the Deltona area on Sunday morning.

Deputies said both reports were called in at 6:42 a.m., at two locations approximately 8 miles apart. The first report was at Twin Lake Avenue/Cambay Street where residents said a tree was on fire, a tree fell on a car and on a powerline, along with fence damage.

The second possible tornado touchdown was reported at 1199 Enterprise-Osteen Road, Enterprise. Residents told deputies large tree limbs fell down in the road, causing Enterprise-Osteen Road to be shut down.

Meanwhile, on Saturday, the National Weather Service 's tornado warning expired for all of Flagler County, but left some damage behind.

The National Weather Service in Jacksonville confirmed with Local 6 meteorologist Elizabeth Hart that a tornado did touch down in Palm Coast.

Officials said the tornado that touched down in Flagler County was an EF-1 storm.

Officials with Flagler County Emergency Management told Local 6 there were reports of damage in the Pine Lakes Subdivision with several homes effected and some roads shut down in the area.

Officials told Local 6 on Sunday at least 100 homes have suffered damage and a small handful of the homes were completely unlivable.

Officials said there were reports of trees down and possible roof damage and emergency management teams were going to inspect the damage.

Stay with Local 6, Clickorlando.com and Justweather.com for the latest information on this storm.


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