Severe thunderstorm warning expires for Tampa Bay area counties

Posted at 8:42 AM, May 18, 2020

TAMPA, Fla. — A severe thunderstorm warning is in place for Hillsborough, Pasco and Polk counties until 10 a.m.

According to Duke Energy, more than 13,000 customers in Pinellas County are without power. Click here for Duke's outage map.

A tornado warning was in place for Pinellas County until 9 a.m. but expired.


Meteorologist Greg Dee says the storm is moving NE and is capable of producing damaging wind gusts.

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Storms are expected throughout the day.