Cover of the December 1996 Storm Data Publication. It was in this mobile home
Cover of the December 1996 Storm Data Publication. It was in this mobile home that Gary Lee Davis was killed. The home was thrown 100 feet. The Storm Data caption notes: “There is no damage to the mobile home in the center of the photograph yet the twittered frame of the neighbor’s homes lies on a few yards away.”
This quick-hitting tornado developed about a mile east of Interstate 75 near Riverview, 12 miles SE of Tampa. It took 4 minutes for this tornado to travel 2 miles. Most of the damage was to the Cowley Cove mobile home complex.