Alachua County Sheriff's Office alone says it had nearly 200 phone calls for service. At the Blues Creek neighborhood one family is dealing with the storm's aftermath.
Alachua County Fire Rescue responded to a 9-1-1 call from Blues Creek. Bob Thompson and his wife were staying in Saturday night and watching a movie.
"We were in the midst of a thunderstorm and suddenly one very loud boom and we thought it was just a lightening strike, just very close by us," says Thompson. When Mr. Thompson ran into his backyard he saw a tree collapsed on his roof. The damage started in the back and went all the way to the front of the house. But his home wasn't the only one affected by the storm. Several trees fell and blocked roads in the area. For more on this story please see video:
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