Damages all over Lee County after storms

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Storm clouds seen in the Varsity lakes community in Lehigh Acres. Credit: Jose Munoz.

The National Weather Service issued severe weather advisories for Lee County Friday.

Neighbors in the area had to pick up debris from toppled trees to toppled trampolines during the aftermath.

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The county was under a flood warning that ended at 6 p.m.

Areas affected by the flood warning included: Cape Coral, Fort Myers, Dunbar, Matlacha, Palmona Park, Southwest Florida Airport, Lochmoor Waterway Estates, Cypress Lake, Pine Island Center, McGregor, Pine Manor, Matlacha Isles-Matlacha Shores, Pineland, Villas, Harlem Heights, Iona, St. James City, Three Oaks, San Carlos Park and Page Park.

NWS issued a tornado warning for Lee County that ended at 4:45 p.m.

According to NWS, a thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over east Dunbar or over Fort Myers, moving northwest at 15 mph around 4:14 p.m.

Everyone in the area was advised to take shelter immediately.

Areas affected by the tornado warning included Dunbar, Fort Myers, McGregor, Lochmoor Waterway Estates, Palmona Park, Page Field Airport, Suncoast Estates, Tice, Page Park, Whiskey Creek and Gateway.

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