In late February, a major storm system swept across the Eastern United States, bringing severe weather to Central Florida. Torrential rain and dime-sized hail brought traffic to a complete stop on County Road 437. With reports of quarter-sized hail around the Sanford area, Florida appeared to be facing another disastrous bout of unexpected weather.

On the 23rd, the severe system forced the delay of the Daytona 500 as tornado warnings spread throughout the region following a sighting just north of Orlando.

  • Harsh rainfall that led to dangerous track conditions led to the initial delay

  • The grandstands were evacuated after tornado warnings and fans were forced to take shelter underneath t[..]Read More