February 2, 2007

The Villages / Lady Lake Tornado

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This
tornado began near Wildwood in Sumter County at 3:08 am and crossed into Lake County, lifting east of Lady Lake at 3:25 am. NWS Melbourne issued a Tornado Warning for Lake County at 3:06 AM. Post storm surveys indicated the tornado reached a peak intensity of EF-3 (155-160 mph) and had a track length of 16.5 miles. Eight fatalities were associated with the tornado.

Damage Photographs (from the Villages, Lady Lake and rural areas beyond Lady Lake)
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Damage in The Villages
Aerial Photo of track through The Villages (Sumter Co.)

Damage in The Villages
Aerial Photo of track through The Villages (Sumter Co.)
Damage to Lady Lake church
Lady Lake Church
Damage to Lady Lake church
Detail of Lady Lake Church

Destroyed mobile homes in Lady Lake
Mobile homes demolished in
Lady Lake

Destroyed mobile homes in Lady Lake
Mobile homes demolished in
Lady Lake

Destroyed mobile homes in Lady Lake
Mobile homes demolished in
Lady Lake

Track beyond Lady Lake

Track beyond Lady Lake

Track in rural Lake County

Track in rural Lake County.
 

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