Photos, video capture tornado on Sunday in Jacksonville

@ChrisFLTornado captured this likely tornado on February 4, 2024.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The National Weather Service sent out a survey team this morning to confirm the extent of tornado damage in southwest Duval County.

NWS Jacksonville confirmed Monday afternoon that two tornadoes touched down in Duval County on Sunday.

Action News Jax Chief Meteorologist Mike Buresh says bands of thunderstorms produced heavy rain, hail, and isolated funnel clouds.

“On the westside as this storm was developing its tornado over southwestern and western portions of Duval County and in some spots did do some damage,” Buresh said.

More than 40 homes near Cecil Airport were impacted by a likely tornado, according to Jacksonville Fire and Rescue.

“There is some moderate damage in there,” said Chief Keith Powers.

“There are a lot of trees down, lot of roof damage, some damage to the structures,” Powers said.

First Alert Meteorologist Garrett Bedenbaugh says Monday will be drier with an isolated light shower possible. Quiet weather returns over land Tuesday with gusty onshore winds keeping surf and rip currents high.

Winds will be out of the northeast tomorrow at 20-25 mph, gusts up to 30-40 mph along the coast.

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