Tornado warning for northeast Manatee expires with no reports of touch-downs

August 27, 2012 

A tornado warning was in effect for parts of Manatee, Polk and Hillsborough counties early Monday afternoon but it expired at 2 p.m.

There have been no reports of tornado touchdowns, according to Bay News 9 Chief Meteorologist Mike Clay

A tornado warning was issued for northeastern Manatee County at about 1:30 p.m.

A tornado was spotted near Myakka Head, or 17 miles southwest of Wauchula, moving at 35 mph, according to the National Weather Service in Ruskin.

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