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Possible tornado hits Florida, severely damages many homes

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A Sunrise, Fla. firefighter checks a home on Wednesday, Oct. 19 after the area was hit by a possible tornado.

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Barb McKie inspects damage to her Sunrise, Fla. home on Wednesday, Oct. 19 after a possible tornado damaged more than two dozen houses in the area.

A possible tornado tore through a Sunrise, Fla. neighborhood on Tuesday night. Over a dozen homes were left with serious damage, including torn off roofs and uprooted trees. The 2 mile-long trail of damage shows all the signs of a tornado.

AP reports:

"The tornado just went right through, right through the house. It's basically knocked down everywhere," said Alec Katz. "People's fences are on top of roofs, everything, It's crazy."

For the complete story: Homes damaged as likely tornado hits Florida

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The roof of a Sunrise, Fla. home is missing after a possible tornado damaged more than two dozen houses in the area on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011.

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Yom-Tov Assidon, left, is comforted by Sunrise, Fla. Mayor Michael Ryan on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011, after the two toured Assidon's storm damaged home. Assidon and his wife were in the house when a possible tornado hit. His wife, just out of the hospital after surgery, had her stitches torn open.

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Ivan Burrows talks on his phone on Wednesday, Oct. 19, telling callers about the possible tornado that hit his Sunrise, Fla. home.