A story developing in Florida this afternoon: A tornado or serious thunderstorm struck Lakeland, Florida today during one of the more prominent air shows in the country. James Wiebe provided the photo above.
There are more images here. An interview with a person on the scene here.
Was it a tornado? You usually don’t see a thunderstorm rip an engine out of an airplane.
(Image from James Wiebe)
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.