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Severe weather reported in the region

Posted at 3:47 PM, Mar 10, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-11 12:44:18-05

(WTXL) — Parts of the Big Bend region have started to clean up after storms knocked down power lines and trees Friday afternoon.

Friday afternoon, there were multiple reports of downed trees around the Big Bend area as a result of the storm.

All eastbound lanes on I-10 are currently closed at mile marker 217 due to a tree blocking all lanes in Lloyd in Jefferson County.

Florida Highway Patrol reports a tree is down on Mahan Drive, Powderhorn Ave., Wadesboro Road, and Baum Road in Tallahassee.

There are also reports of downed trees onInterstate 10 at mile marker 213 and just west of the Mahan Drive exit in Leon County.

According to Leon County Emergency Management, several trees are down in the area of Miccosukee Road and Crump Road.

"Well all the damage that you see behind us we haven't really seen that in our neighborhood despite hurricanes and trees across the road every once in awhile. This is the worst we've seen it. In the neighborhood of homestead over here there are a lot of trees that have fallen down," Buddy Barber who lives near Crump Road told ABC 27.

There was also reported hail in Suwannee County.

suwannee county hail
Hail was reported in Suwannee County due to severe weather occurring Friday.