Melbourne Tropical Storm Gordon Page
November 15, 1994
The center of Gordon is north of Key West, but rainbands well removed from the center spawned a killer tornado in Brevard County at Barefoot Bay.
The Barefoot Bay Mesocyclone:
This storm produced a short-lived F2 tornado as it moved onshore. The tornado devastated the town of Barefoot Bay; killing one man.
The Iron Bend Mesocyclone:
This storm produced a short-lived F0 tornado over South Volusia County. This storm is a text-book example of a mesocyclonic couplet.
Best track positions of Tropical Cyclone Gordon. The arrow indicates the approximate position of Gordon during the time of the tornadoes across east-central Florida. The letters "M", "S", and "W" signify the cities of Melbourne, Sarasota, and Key West.