The city posted photos of a hangar ripped apart and a small plane flipped upside down.
“Due to impacts from the severe weather moving through the area, Tallahassee International Airport is temporarily closed for damage assessment,” the airport tweeted.
“Currently, no injuries are reported. Updates will be posted as they become available.”
“One runway remains closed while final debris removal & safety checks are performed. The other runway is open for air traffic during this time.”
Radar indicated the tornado moved near or over the airport. A tornado warning was in effect until 12:30 p.m.
The storm continued east alongside Interstate 10. By mid-afternoon, the storm was approaching the Jacksonville metro area.
The severe weather stretching from just north of Gainesville into southeast Georgia had weakened slightly from when it rolled through Tallahassee. Forecasters expect the threat from tornadoes to diminish by about 5 p.m.