File photo of damage caused by a tornado. (MIRA OBERMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Florida More Vulnerable To Twisters Than Midwest

Oklahoma and Kansas may have the reputation as tornado hot spots, but Florida and the rest of the Southeast are far more vulnerable to killer twisters, a new analysis shows.

CBS Tampa–06/15/2014

A woman goes through debris from her mother-in-law's mobile home destroyed by a tornado.  (credit: ROBERT SULLIVAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Tornado Destroys 7 Homes In Central Florida

Seven homes were destroyed and more than 150 damaged when a tornado struck a central Florida neighborhood Saturday, city officials said.


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Weather Photos

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CBS Tampa–01/29/2013

File photo of tornado.(Photo by NOAA Photo Library/Getty Images)

Christmas Day Storms Blamed For 3 Deaths

Twisters hopscotched across the Deep South, and, along with brutal, straight-line winds, knocked down countless trees, blew the roofs off homes and left many Christmas celebrations in the dark.


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