Florida hit by FOUR tornadoes with speeds of up to 118mph

Four tornados with up to 118mph speeds hit Florida, injuring four people and leaving hundreds homeless

Four tornados struck three communities in Florida, leaving hundreds of people homeless

A powerful winter storm that left much of the eastern US snow and ice-covered brought four tornadoes to Florida Sunday morning, injuring at least four people and leaving a path of destruction behind.  

A waterspout near Isles of Capri in Collier County was photographed Sunday. Two EF-0 tornadoes were confirmed in the county on Sunday, leaving behind a trail of debris and a two damaged roofs. No injuries were reported

Officials say the twisters left hundreds homeless after destroying 65 homes and over 100 mobile homes in three different communities.

Officials say the twisters left hundreds homeless after destroying 65 homes and over 100 mobile homes in three different communities

An EF-1 storm — topping speeds of 110 mph and spanning about 50 yards wide — caused a semi-truck to flip on its side as the twister crossed Interstate 75 in Charlotte County, Fox Weather reported. The accident left the trucker with minor injuries. 

Video captured by Fort Meyers residents showed debris flying through the air as an EF-2 storm moved through Lee County, bringing heavy rain and strong winds.

The twister obliterated the Tropicana RV Resort, where trailers were torn to bits, and left 28 homes were destroyed and another 62 were rendered unlivable, Lee County Commissioner Cecil Pendergrass said. It also left at least four residents injured.

Two EF-0 tornadoes were also recorded Sunday, downing power lines, trees and tearing the roofs off several homes.

Damage was reported at several buildings in Iona, Florida, south of Cape Coral.

In Collier County, a patrol officer captured the apparent tornado crossing Interstate 75. 

The twister also hit nearby Cottage Point Trailer Park, where an 81-year-old man recounted his home being torn from the ground. 

Damage was also reported at several buildings in Iona, Florida, south of Cape Coral. 

The storm, which reached speeds of 118 mph, ripped apart several Fort Myers homes leaving at least 28 destroyed, 24 with major damage, 14 with minor damage and and another 62 rendered unlivable. Four residents were injured
Debris lies scattered around a home after a tornado touched down in Fort Myers on Sunday
A woman searches for belongings in her in-laws home at Tropicana Mobile Home Park after an EF-2 tornado ravaged through Fort Myers on Sunday
A resident of the Tropicana Mobile Home Park in Fort Myers searches for belongings after a tornado destroyed her home
A National Weather Service report confirmed an EF-1 tornado touched down in Charlotte County after coming ashore as a waterspout near Gasparilla Marina in Placida (Pictured: Damage in Charlotte County)
Although no one was injured, the twister caused an estimated $500,000 in damages