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Pinellas Park, FL F3 Tornado – October 3, 1992

sun03octAll DayPinellas Park, FL F3 Tornado – October 3, 1992

Event Details

Gene’s mangled boat. Image via Dave Clute.

It was Saturday morning, October 3, 1992. Many residents in Pinellas Park were quietly making their way through their Saturday chores or working on home projects. Retired couples were watching their favorite shows in their recliners or playing cards in the front rooms of their mobile homes. Little did they know that unexpected severe thunderstorms were about to erupt across their little corner of west-central Florida. Three tornadoes were produced in the Tampa Bay/St. Petersburg area that morning. Two of the twisters caused fatalities. This summary details the strongest and most deadly tornado to occur on this day.

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