ORLANDO, Fla. – Widespread power outages were reported Thursday night and Friday morning as strong storms struck Central Florida.
As of 5 a.m. Friday, Duke Energy said about 8,000 customers were without power in Florida.
Online records show crews are working to fix the outages.
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Reports of downed trees and tornado watches started coming in an early as 6 p.m. Thursday, but no serious damage was reported.
The line of storms moved out of the region later Friday morning.
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