Path length: 1 miles
Width: 100 yards
During the early AM of February 7, 1971, a waterspout south of Santa Rosa Island moved northeast becoming a tornado near Navy Cove. Half of the units in a 112-unit apartment complex were destroyed near Gulf Breeze. 112 people were injured, there were no fatalities.
Image from the State Archives of Florida/Dughi
We gathered information for this event from the SPC & NCDC Databases, the February 1971 Storm Data Publication and Thomas Grazulis in Significant Tornadoes and found the following differences:
- Grazulis has a length at 4 miles.
- Remaining sources have a path of 1 mile.
- SPC/NCDC have an F3 rating.
- Grazulis has an F2 rating.
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