Strong winds and at least one reported tornado spawned by Tropical Storm Nestor slashed through central and southwest Florida late Friday and early Saturday.
The National Weather Service reported an EF0 tornado touched down in Polk County, located between Tampa and Orlando, at 11:21 p.m. Friday, according to The Ledger of Lakeland.
The twister hopped across Interstate 4 near Lakeland and caused a semitrailer truck to flip onto the top of an SUV, the Tampa Bay Times reported.
Seeing storm damage this morning? Tweet your photos at us. Here's a photo from our @LuisSantana of a camper on top of a house in Polk County. The other photos are of a downed light pole and flooding in Shore Acres in St. Pete from reporter @susanskate pic.twitter.com/s21LKX1njj— Tampa Bay Times (@TB_Times) October 19, 2019
In Pinellas County, strong winds damaged some mobile homes and knocked down power lines, according to the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office. No injuries were reported, Deputy Chuck Skipper told the Times.
Roads were washed out in Florida's Panhandle as Nestor approached, WXTL reported.
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In southwest Florida, severe storms caused a roof to be blown off a home in Cape Coral on Saturday morning, WBBH reported.