National Weather Service confirms Hialeah storm damage caused by tornado

EF0 tornado with 85 mph winds touches down in Hialeah

By Peter Burke - Local10.com Managing Editor, Trent Kelly - Reporter

The National Weather Service in Miami has confirmed that Sunday night's storm damage in Hialeah was caused by a tornado.

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An EF0 tornado with winds of 85 mph touched down in Hialeah, meteorologists with the National Weather Service said Monday.

The tornado path stretches about a half-mile with a maximum width of 100 yards.

No deaths or injuries were reported.

Shortly after a tornado warning was issued for the area Sunday night, residents started reporting severe damage.

The Hialeah Fire Department later said a tornado touched down near the area of 1800 West 76th Street. 

Meteorologist with the National Weather Service inspected the damage Monday morning.

"What we're looking for is, specifically with the damage, whether or not it may have been moved, you know, in a different direction," Stephen Konarik told Local 10 News.

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

A view from Sky 10 showed a trampoline on its side and a pool cage ripped to pieces.

Sergio Perez said he knew he was experiencing a tornado after hearing a loud "turbine" sound.

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