Tornado warning issued for western Lee County

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A severe thunderstorm that could produce a tornado was detected near Pineland, 16 miles west of Cape Coral.

According to AccuWeather, the warning ended at noon Wednesday.

AccuWeather explained that if a tornado occurred, it would remain mostly over rural areas of western Lee County, including Useppa Island.

In the event of a tornado: Stay safe, take cover and if your home is flooded, avoid flood waters. If possible, take shelter in an interior room and avoid windows.

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