Boat sinks during Friday's storms leaving Florida couple homeless

A couple in Cocoa, Florida are now homeless after severe storms that tore through Central Florida sank their boat.

According to the Cocoa Police Department, the boat was anchored in the water just off of Lee Wenner Park. Witnessess say the boat sank after they saw lightning strike nearby during the storms on Friday afternoon.

A man and wife lived on the boat and were just returning home when the incident occurred. The man tried to salvage as many belongings as he could be lost quite a bit, including one of his two cats. 

The Salvation Army is assisting the couple with shelter and supplies.