Severe thunderstorm rolls through North Port

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Clouds from a thunderstorm loom Monday afternoon over Interstate 75 near North Port. (Photo via Kathy StClair / Facebook)

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.

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.:

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