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Tornado damages 87 buildings in Polk County

Tornado damages 87 buildings in Polk County

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. -- The National Weather Service now confirms seven tornadoes as a result of Tropical Storm Debby.

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One of those tornadoes is blamed for damaging at least 87 homes and buildings in Polk County on Sunday evening.

Florida DOH: Alert to private well owners in flooded areas

Florida DOH: Alert to private well owners in flooded areas

Bartow, Florida -- The Florida Department of Health is advising private well owners affected by flood waters to take precautions against disease-causing organisms that may make their water unsafe to drink.

DOH recommends one of the following:

Lakeland authorities deal with storm damage Sunday

Lakeland authorities deal with storm damage Sunday

Lakeland, Florida -- Lakeland Police responded to the area of Interlachen Parkway and Memorial Blvd at 4:04 p.m. on Sunday, June 24 after a report of heavy wind damage in that area.

Police found downed power lines, downed trees, and major wind damage to several houses in the area.

They say the damage appeared to be In the general area of Interlachen Parkway between East Memorial Blvd and Gary Road.  Some of the debris, such as siding from homes, had blown into Lake Parker.  The majority of the damage appeared to be caused by fallen trees and branches.