Reported Tornadoes in Florida Amid Hurricane Irma

As Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida, tornadoes have been spotted as the Category 3 storm bears down on the state.

Video footage of twisters in Fort Lauderdale were shared by Mike LaCrosse of CBS News affiliate, CBS Miami. The tornado came ashore as it broke up slowly over the ocean.

Weather Channel meteorologist, Mike Seidel also shared footage of multiple tornadoes sighted over Broward County near Fort Lauderdale.


As the National Weather Center points out, hurricanes are known to bring multiple threats, like storm surge, wind, inland flooding, tornadoes and rip currents. For those looking to stay safe, heed these tips.