Tornado followed by snow in Florida panhandle after 75-degree day

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FORT WALTON BEACH, FL – The weather on Sunday reached a high of 75 in Fort Walton Beach on the Florida panhandle, but by 3 am, that had changed and snow began to fall. The snowfall was captured by a Fort Walton Sheriff’s Office deputy out on patrol.

“Well, how’s this for a temperature change? From 75 degrees at 3 in the afternoon to snow at 3 am captured during patrol in the Lowe’s parking lot on Beal by B-Shift Central! Bundle up out there,” the department said.

You can watch the video here. Earlier in the day a tornado touched down in Defuniak Springs.

“Just before 2 pm Sunday a tornado touched down in the area of Bellini Road in DeFuniak Springs damaging several homes,” the department said. “Fortunately, no injuries have been reported.”

On Monday morning, the temperature in Fort Walton was 38 degrees with a high of 51 expected.