Tampa Bay Weather
Tornado touches down near FAU, causes minor damage
BOCA RATON -
The National Weather Service says a tornado cut a half-mile path of damage near the Florida Atlantic University campus.
Meteorologists say the tornado touched down Thursday afternoon in Boca Raton.
The weather service says the tornado packed 70-mph winds.
The Miami Herald reports (http://hrld.us/YirxwC ) that the twister took down fences, trees, a store sign, power lines and parts of a roof.
Heavy rains, strong winds and flooding were reported throughout South Florida on Thursday.