February 2, 2007

The Lake Mack / Deland Tornado

Aerial View of Tornado Track Click for Lake Mack Click for Hontoon Island
Click here for before/after pictures of radio tower
 Click here for before/after pictures of Lake Mack
 Click here for before/after pictures of Hontoon Island
 Click here for before/after pictures of Deland


This tornado touched down in rural Lake County at 3:37 am and impacted the Lake Mack area at 3:48 am before crossing into Volusia County and affecting Deland at 4:02 am, then lifted east of Interstate 4 at 4:10 am. NWS Melbourne issued a Tornado Warning for Volusia County at 3:52 AM. Post storm surveys indicated the tornado reached a peak intensity of EF-3 (160-165 mph) and had a track length of 26 miles. Thirteen fatalities occurred in association with this tornado.
Click here for a detail map of the Lake Mack area
Damage Photographs (from Lake Mack area, Hontoon Island, and Deland)
Lakeside scoured at Lake Mack
Lakeside scoured at Lake Mack
Destruction at Lake Mack
Destruction at Lake Mack


Mobile home demolished at
Mobile home demolished at
Lake Mack



Mobile home frame at Lake Mack

Lake Mack damage from the air.
Lake Mack damage from the air.

Motor home destroyed at Lake Mack
Motor home destroyed at Lake Mack

Mobile home completely gone at Cooder Pond Rd., near Lake Mack
Mobile home completely gone at Cooter Pond Rd., near Lake Mack
Forest Drive
Forest Drive


Mobile home frame bent around tree
Mobile home frame bent around a tree at Forest Drive.

Forest Drive destruction.
Forest Drive destruction.

Another mobile home frame bent around tree at Forest Drive.
Another mobile home frame bent around a tree at Forest Drive.

Apartments damaged near Hontoon Island
Apartments damaged near
Hontoon Island

Severe damage to home in
Severe damage to home in
Deland area.

Severe damage to home in
Severe damage to home in
Deland area.
Damage in Deland
Deland area damage
 

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