Storms cause damage in Hillsborough, Pinellas

No injuries were reported

Hanna Avenue storm damage

TAMPA, FL (WFLA) – A few houses had some storm damage when a line of thunderstorms rolled through Hillsborough County early Friday afternoon.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning was issued for Hillsborough at about 3:40 p.m. Friday. Tampa Electric reported a power outage to more than 1200 customers near 30th Street in Tampa. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue crews responded to a collapsed wall east of 56th Street in Tampa which caused a power outage in the area. No injuries were reported at these locations.

Henry Avenue damage
Henry Avenue damage

A roof collapsed during the storm on Henry Avenue in Tampa Friday afternoon. Tampa Fire Rescue responded to this incident and didn’t report any injuries.

A tree fell on a metal structure on Bonaker Drive in Tampa. Nobody was hurt but the structure had extensive damage.

A house on Hanna Avenue in Tampa also sustained storm damage after a tree fell on the roof.

Earlier Friday a lightning bolt struck a house in Clearwater. Clearwater Fire Rescue crews responded to the scene. They said the lightning bolt didn’t start a fire and didn’t destroy the roof. No injuries were reported. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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