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Trees toppled, vehicles overturned after tornado warning issued in Hialeah

Hialeah Fire Department says tornado touched down near 1800 West 76th Street

HIALEAH, Fla. – Many Hialeah residents took to Twitter on Sunday night to show the damage they encountered after a tornado warning was issued.

The National Weather Service in Miami canceled the warning for northern Miami-Dade County after the alert was issued.

A severe thunderstorm that was capable of producing a tornado was located over Miami Lakes, near Hialeah, moving east at 20 mph, but the storm lost its rotation.

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The Hialeah Fire Department later said a tornado touched down near the area of 1800 West 76th Street, but the National Weather Service has yet to confirm that it was a tornado. 

Trucks were toppled and trees were downed after the fast-moving storm swept through the area.

Natalie Valle told Local 10 News it passed in about five minutes, and when she looked outside, she saw a tree on top of her car.

A tree fell on top of Natalie Valle's car after a tornado warning was issued in Hialeah.
A tree fell on top of Natalie Valle's car after a tornado warning was issued in Hialeah.

Homestead also reported heavy rain, minor street flooding and gusty winds.

Twitter user @Kristen_xoxo24 posted many photos and videos of the damage. 

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