Storm damage reported across Panhandle


PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WMBB) — Multiple tornados reportedly touched down across the Panhandle Thursday leaving some damage in their wake.

Damages areas included downtown Panama City and Jackson County but damages are reported and tornados were spotted in multiple locations. At one point three tornadoes could have been active at one time in the western section of the Panhandle.

Jackson County Sheriff Lou Roberts reports no injuries as they work to assess the damage. Bay County is also reporting no injuries. Damage assessments are still coming in. We have 18,000 without power across the Panhandle right now.

News 13 reporters are at multiple locations sending reports back about damages. If you have a photo or video of damage or of the storm you can share them with us at Please include your name and permission for us to use the video or photo.

Below is video of a tornado in Southport.

Below is video provided by viewer Jared Paul

Below is video of damage in downtown Panama City near the Marina.

The Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office spotted a tornado at 3:30 p.m.

Photo provided by Leonard Schulenberg
Damage from Marianna.

Video sent from viewer Laura Temples of a water spout over on the West End of Panama City Beach.
Tornado footage in Fort Walton Beach.
Seagrove center on 30A in Seagrove Beach. Photo submitted by Donna Moore.

Photo submitted by Rosanne Weglinski in St. Andrews.

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