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NWS confirms 2 tornadoes hit the Tampa Bay area over the weekend

The National Weather Service says an EF-1 touched down Saturday in Bradenton and an EF-0 touched down Sunday near Winter Haven.

BRADENTON, Fla. — The National Weather Service in Tampa Bay says two tornadoes touched down in the area as strong storms moved through. 

On Saturday evening, an EF-1 tornado with maximum sustained winds of 95 mph touched down near Bradenton, according to the NWS. 

The NWS says the tornado left a five-unit townhome with more than an estimated $5 million in damage. NWS says about 20 other homes in the area were damaged. 

It also left one woman hurt when debris fell into her home, according to NWS. 

Credit: 10 Weather

On Sunday, an EF-0 tornado touched down around noon near Winter Haven, the National Weather Service confirmed. 

The tornado left trees on roofs near Spirit Lake and Eagle Lake.  

Credit: 10 Weather

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