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Three Tornadoes Confirmed In Gadsden and Leon Counties Friday Morning

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Posted at 6:07 PM, May 11, 2024
and last updated 2024-05-13 09:42:54-04

Sunday evening, the National Weather Service confirmed that their survey teams found damage consistent with an EF-2 tornado on two separate paths cutting through parts of Gadsden and Leon counties. These tornadoes touched down separately, on path moving through the FSU campus while another moved through FAMU before merging and continuing along Apalachee Parkway. Maximum wind speeds for these tornadoes topped out at 115 mph.

At the same time, a third EF-1 tornado was confirmed moving through southern Leon County affecting the Woodville neighborhood. This had maximum winds of 110 mph.

In addition to the three confirmed tornadoes, straight-line winds of 100 mph produced damage across parts of Gadsden and Leon counties, including Tallahassee.