BREAKING: Possible Tornado Hits North Miami Beach Tuesday Morning [8:55AM]

(Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 08:54 AM)

t02What appears to have been a tornado, ripped threw North Miami Beach a short while ago, causing damage and wide-spread power outages.

At around 7:45 Tuesday morning, tornado warnings were issued for the area, and at around 8:00AM the storm hit.

One eye-witness told YWN that his vehicle was lifted “at least 8-10 feet off the ground”.

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There are light poles and power lines down all over the streets, and damage assessments are being done throughout the NE Miami-Dade area.

Many Shuls and local Yeshivas are among those without power.

The Miami-Dade Hatzalah hotline as well as the emergency radio system is in operation, should anyone need emergency assistance.

At 8:50, the National Weather Service tweeted that they were investigating a “possible tornado strike near the intersection of NE 191 Street and NE 15 Avenue in Miami-Dade”.

As of this posting, there have not been any reports of injuries.

Stay with YWN as we continue updating this breaking story.

(Chaim Shapiro – YWN)

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  1. ArmedJew says:

    Miami gardens looks a warzone. Nmb got alot of wind and rain, but to the north west got slammed.

  2. ArmedJew says:

    Post event analysts shows that one may have touched down in NMB as well. A few yidden saw it. Could be Mikvah talk tho. Regardless, miami gardens is a wreck. Avoid going through it at all costs.

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