Rio probably had a EF-0 Tornado according to the National Weather Service
Rio, Fl (treasurecoast.com)-Rio probably had a EF-0 Tornado according to the National Weather Service .
According to a preliminary local storm report a brief EF-O Tornado with peak winds 60-65 mph winds touched down in Rio. This happened a little south and west near Mrs Peters Smokehouse.
PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MELBOURNE FL
758 PM EST FRI MAR 11 2022
BASED ON VIDEO AND REPORTS RECEIVED FROM LOCAL
BROADCAST MEDIA, TRAINED SPOTTERS, AND THE PUBLIC, A BRIEF EF-0 TORNADO, WITH PEAK WINDS ESTIMATED AT
60-65 MPH, TOUCHED DOWN IN THE RIO NEIGHBORHOOD AT
APPROXIMATELY 424PM. DAMAGE FROM THIS NEARLY STATIONARY TORNADO CONSISTED OF DOWNED TREE BRANCHES AND FENCES.