Tornado touches down in Florida

A tornado or a "gustnado" touched down near Brevard County Friday evening after The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for the area. 

Brevard County spokesman Don Walker said a storm caused minor damage to a fire station in Rockledge. Witnesses reported seeing leaves and debris falling from the sky in Rockledge. 

Merritt Island residents also reported damages, according to Florida Today

The storm clouds were also visible from Cocoa Beach.

Meteorologist with the National weather Service warned scattered showers and thunderstorms were going to gradually diminish in Brevard County Friday night. 

Local 10 News' partners in West Palm Beach and Orlando contributed to this report. 

 

 

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