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Reports of damage as storms move through

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Funnel cloud seen from the Rocky Point area. Courtesy Margeaux McCorvey Giles. Funnel cloud seen from the Rocky Point area. Courtesy Margeaux McCorvey Giles.
TAMPA (FOX 13) -

The worst weather is over for most of the Bay Area after a large storm system moved in from the Gulf of Mexico.

Around noon, a tornado warning was issued for Pinellas County, and then a new one was issued for Hillsborough and Pinellas lasting until 1 p.m. The National Weather Service indicated a waterspout about 10 miles southwest of Indian Shores.

Later, another alert indicated there was a waterspout near the Courtney Campbell Bridge.

The NWS reported possible storm damage near Hannah and Hanley in Town 'n Country, but did not specify what type of damage. 

The eastern and southern portions of the state remain under a tornado watch until 7.  The immediate Bay Area was dropped from the watch as of 2 p.m.

Rainfall totals could be as high as 3 inches in some areas, according to forecast models.

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