NORTH PORT, Fla. A severe thunderstorm pushed through North Port and other areas of Sarasota County on Monday afternoon.
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning that expired at 4:15 p.m. They warned of hail damage to cars and wind gusts of up to 60 mph.
Severe Thunderstorm Warning including North Port FL, Laurel FL, Osprey FL until 4:15 PM EDT pic.twitter.com/wCGD3svUFP
— NWS Tampa Bay (@NWSTampaBay) July 10, 2017
Wind damage to roofs, siding and trees was also expected, the weather service said.
A WINK News viewer posted a photo of ominous clouds that appeared to be from the storm as it passed Interstate 75 near North Port:
Much of the same area was also under a flood advisory until 5:30 p.m.: