by: Action News Jax Updated:
Some residents are waking up without power and with downed trees and other damage after strong storms swept through the Jacksonville area Tuesday evening.
The First Alert Weather team reported high winds of up to 70 miles per hour in the Orange Park area. There are still dozens of trees down in roads, and even on homes and cars.
Officials are urging drivers to use caution and be on the lookout for downed trees and power lines through Wednesday morning.
Thousands of residents in Orange Park are still without power Wednesday morning according to Clay Electric's outage map.
Update after OP storm. pic.twitter.com/i2h3Pr6so2— Cole Heath (@ColeANjax) May 31, 2017
Clay electric says 1k+ people didn't have power at one point. Clay electric says eta for restoration in Op 6:45a pic.twitter.com/3rDyU6Lyd9— Cole Heath (@ColeANjax) May 31, 2017
Afternoon storms definitely a concern for those who sustained damage from yesterday's weather. https://t.co/cVMdKyKGOQ— Beth Rousseau (@BethANJax) May 31, 2017
JEA in OP working to get power back on in neighborhood near OPJH. I'm told 75 homes without power on this street. pic.twitter.com/QDd8DwgTU8— Cole Heath (@ColeANjax) May 31, 2017
Huge tree resting on home in OP after yesterday's storm. pic.twitter.com/Img9tOCNm0— Cole Heath (@ColeANjax) May 31, 2017
JEA and Clay Electric update now pic.twitter.com/YHZvmV7ad3— Cole Heath (@ColeANjax) May 31, 2017
Crews working to restore power. pic.twitter.com/X5WgOyvyVb— Cole Heath (@ColeANjax) May 31, 2017
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