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 Tornadoes hit Palm Beach County August 7, 2003
Jupiter Tornado

     A tornado, most likely spawned by the interaction of the sea breeze and outflows from other thunderstorms, touched down in southeast Jupiter near Highway U.S. 1 and moved south for 1.5 miles, ending in the Falls Subdivision. Damage occurred to a metal roof in a shopping center and to screened porches, as well as to trees and shrubbery.
F0 Tornado 04:10:00 PM EST - 04:13:00 PM EST
Begin: Jupiter (26°56'N / 80°06'W) End: Jupiter (26°56'N / 80°06'W)
Length: 2 Miles Width: 70 Yards
Fatalities/Injuries: 0 / 0 Property/Crop Damage: $ 50.0K / $0.0

Palm Beach Gardens/Riviera Beach Tornado

     A SKYWARN spotter sighted a funnel cloud that touched down near North Lake Boulevard and North Military Trail. The tornado moved south through the Garden Walk Mobile Home Park then turned southeast and crossed I-95, overturning a semi-tractor trailer. The tornado proceeded east through Riviera Beach damaging the roofs of many houses and businesses. Twenty-eight persons suffered minor injuries, 58 homes were destroyed, 21 homes suffered major damage and 150 homes had minor damage. Several cars and trucks were overturned and damage was estimated at $70-80 million.
F1 Tornado 04:30:00 PM EST - 04:40:00 PM EST
Begin: Palm Beach Gardens (26°48'N / 80°03'W) End: Riviera Beach (26°46'N / 80°03'W)
Length: 4 Miles Width: 300 Yards
Fatalities/Injuries: 0 / 28 Property/Crop Damage: $ 80.0M / $0.0

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