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Severe Weather Damages Buildings, Power Lines In Deland

a damaged home in Deland
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Severe Weather Damages Buildings, Power Lines In Deland

Storms damaged buildings, power lines and cars in Deland on Tuesday afternoon, with weather officials trying to confirm a possible tornado.

Meteorologists with the National Weather Service told news outlets that it wasn’t immediately clear whether a tornado had touched down in DeLand.

Forecasters said they detected what looked like a tornado on the radar, but they would survey the area Wednesday to confirm it.

A tornado warning was issued around 4 p.m. Tuesday, and residents were urged to take shelter immediately.

No injuries were reported as of Tuesday night.

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