Power outages reported across Southwest Florida after tornado hits Fort Myers area

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Severe weather and a tornado confirmed by The National Weather Service moved through Southwest Florida early Sunday morning, leaving behind power outages and storm damage.

Live updates: Strong storms, confirmed tornado slam Southwest Florida with wind damage reported

Power outages

Florida Power & Light reported 2,946 customers were without electric power in Lee County, 30 in Collier County, and 80 in Charlotte County, as of 7 p.m. Sunday.

Power outages were also reported in parts of Lehigh Acres, Cape Coral, Pine Island, and in areas served by the Lee County Electric Cooperative.

A total of 38 LCEC customers were reported to be without power, as of 7 p.m. Sunday.

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The most affected areas were reported in northeast Cape Coral, in Pine Island, and in Bokeelia, on the northern end of the island.

Storm damage

A tornado reportedly touched down in the Iona area just before 8 a.m. Sunday, according to The National Weather Service. Downed trees and damages to homes have been reported in the area.

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You can find a more detailed look at the damage that has been reported in your area on this SWFL storm data tracker.

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This article originally appeared on Fort Myers News-Press: Tornado in Florida: Power outages, storm damage reported across SWFL