Power outages reported as storms hit Bay area - FOX 13 News

Power outages reported as storms hit Bay area

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TAMPA (FOX 13) -

A strong line of thunderstorms moved through the Tampa area Tuesday morning, leaving thousands without power and closing down some roads.

The worst of the storms were gone by 9 a.m., but it caused several accidents during the morning commute.

Many streets in South Tampa were flooded, including parts of Bayshore. For a brief period, police closed Bayshore at Bay to Bay, but it has since been reopened.

Thousands in Hillsborough, Polk and Pasco were reporting power outages early in the morning.

- Get the latest radar views here: http://www.myfoxtampabay.com/weather

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- TECO outages: http://www.tampaelectric.com/residential/outages/outagemap/

- Progress Energy outages: https://www.progress-energy.com/app/outagemaps/florida.aspx

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