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Top Tampa news: Storms damage homes, down trees, cause power outages; more

Top Tampa news: Storms damage homes, down trees, cause power outages; more
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By Hoodline - Published on February 07, 2020.

Here's what you need to know about what's happening in Tampa.

Storm damage: Reports of a tornado, downed trees, damaged homes

Thursday night's line of storms moved through the region and exited quickly, leaving damage in areas across the Tampa Bay area. Preliminary reports indicate a tornado touched down in Pinellas County, where the most concentrated damage occurred. 

Read the full story on Bay News 9.

Strong winds cause power outages

Strong winds caused power problems for thousands Thursday across Tampa Bay. TECO said more than 13,000 customers were without power.

Read the full story on WTSP.

Hockey week celebrations kick off Sunday  

Programming across the Tampa Bay area, from Feb. 9 -17, will showcase the Lightning’s contributions to youth hockey.

Read the full story on WTSP.

No serious injuries in rollover crash that stalled traffic

Traffic ground to a halt on the westbound lanes of the Selmon Expressway Thursday morning after a rollover crash involving  two cars and a UPS truck. No one was seriously hurt.

Read the full story on WTSP.


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