JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The National Weather Service (NWS) has confirmed that a tornado touched down at Huguenot Memorial Park Thursday afternoon.

NWS said it was an EF-0 tornado, which had about 65 mph winds.

Strong thunderstorms passed through Mayport Naval Station around 1:35 p.m. and the tornado appeared around 1:38 p.m. NWS said it produced minor damage, including damage to the beach, a lifeguard tower and vehicle.

A tree also fell on someone's home in the Mayport area. Crews say the storms are likely to blame and believe it fell right before the tornado formed.

A tree fell on a home in the Mayport area during Thursday's storms. Photo: FCN.

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