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Straight Line Wind Damage in Florida

25 Jan 2019, 11:44 am

Storm surveys have been completed across the Sunshine State from Thursday’s severe weather by the National Weather Service offices in Melbourne and Tampa.

The storm that moved through Citrus County, FL, had max winds more than 75 miles per hour.

In Lake and Sumter Counties, a straight line wind event damaged eight structures and destroyed one with winds between 75 to 95 miles per hour.

As of Friday afternoon, there were no confirmed tornadoes with the line of storms.

For WeatherNation, I’m Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo