The National Weather Service said the tornado knocked down and uprooted trees, ripped numerous carports off of homes, and caused a crane to collapse onto I-275.
A typhoon struck the Philippines on Christmas, killing at least 20 and forcing thousands to flee their homes.
Three winter storms are expected to impact millions of Thanksgiving travelers, many of whom will drive to their destination.
It’s been more than a week since a tornado touched down in Kathleen, and the Polk County community has been working to get back to normal ever since.
A Dallas church had its roof torn off and much of the building was destroyed after a tornado ripped through the area Sunday, but the cross stood -- a symbol of hope for the community amidst loss.
The head custodian at Kathleen Middle School and a coworker huddled in a closet as a tornado ripped apart the roof last week.
Inmates in Polk County will assist with clearing debris after an EF-2 tornado touched down in the Kathleen community Friday night.
The National Weather Service has confirmed an EF-2 tornado touched down in Kathleen around 11 p.m. Friday night, causing severe damage.
The National Weather Service confirmed that storm damage in Seminole is consistent with an EF-0 tornado, which has maximum winds of 70 miles per hour.
People who leave dogs outside and unattended during freezing temperatures or other severe weather could face up to a year in jail or a fine of up to $5,000, under a measure filed Wednesday in the Florida Senate.