Tornado destroys homes in FL panhandle

February 17, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Wild weather flattens Fla. homes, closes K.C. airport and prompts Obama, Clinton to cancel Wisconsin campaigning. The National Weather Service says a tornado destroyed four homes in the Florida Panhandle.

Escambia County officials say several other homes are damaged, but no injuries were immediately reported.

A shelter is set up at a church in Molino for residents who need Red Cross assistance.

A line of strong storms is moving through the Panhandle Sunday afternoon. Thirteen counties are under a tornado watch.


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