Tornado at 118 MPH Destroys Dozens of Homes, Wreaks Havoc Across Southwest Florida

Residents across Southwest Florida were taking shelter and heeding multiple tornado warnings stretching from north Collier County and along the Gulf Coast in Lee County on Sunday.

Dozens of homes in Lee County were either severely damaged or destroyed in the storms that swept through the area on Sunday morning.

Here is what we know about storm coverage so far:

Where did the Fort Myers-area tornadoes cause damage?

The National Weather Service issued the first tornado warning just before 8 a.m. Here is a storm and damage tracker.

Iona in Lee County in particular was hit hard.

According to the National Weather Service, the tornado tore through three mobile home communities in Iona: Tropicana, Point Breeze and Century 21.

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SOURCE: USA Today; Fort Myers News-Press, Dan Rorabaugh