Storm damage widespread across Bay area

Areas getting the brunt of today's storms are reporting multiple instances of damage after a string of tornado warnings were issued Wednesday.


In the Land O' Lakes area of Pasco County, there are reports of property damage.

One home’s lanai roof was lifted off its base, landing in a neighbor’s home. Trees were uprooted and power lines downed. A ceiling fan from another Land O’ Lakes home’s back porch landed in the front yard.

In Polk County, a large oak tree fell on top of a Winter Haven lake home on Drexel Avenue NE.

Progress energy reported 6,000 customers without power.
In Hillsborough County, there is no concentrated area of outages in the Tampa area, the reports are scattered.

Scattered outages were also reported in the northern counties.

At Inter Bay Boulevard and MacDill Avenue, a viewer tells ABC Action News that a gas pump is down.

In Pinellas County, viewer Dusty Walton reported that a truck overturned on to two cars on the south bound lanes of Interstate 275, nearing St. Petersburg.

Another viewer reported that Largo Mall on Ulmerton Road suffered window damages, with several windows caved in and light polls snapped in half.

Due to the severe weather in Pasco County, all Pasco-Hernando Community College campuses will be closed for day and evening classes.

Anyone on campus should leave at their discretion and use caution.

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