Tornado watch expires as severe storms move out of Central Florida
ORLANDO, Fla. - All tornado watches and warnings have expired for Central Florida counties as severe storms continue their move off the coast.
A tornado warning was issued for Osceola County near Holopaw, but was canceled about 10 minutes later.
There was also a severe thunderstorm warning in effect until 2:00 a.m. for Brevard, Orange, Volusia, and Osceola counties. Storms should be well south of Orlando by sunrise Friday morning and continue to move further off land.
Residents will most likely be in clean-up mode after strong winds moved through the region, sending debris flying into roadways and scattered across yards.
(Hardee County Emergency Management)
Hardee County Emergency Management says winds knocked down six power poles into the roadway.
Thousands of residents across Central Florida reported losing power as the strongest of storms barreled through the area overnight.
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