Microbursts possibly caused wind damage in Sarasota County

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Residents in Sarasota County woke up to find damaged property after Monday’s storms.

County officials said there was storm damage in Venice, Casey Key and Nokomis reported around 5 p.m. 

Emergency officials said four roofs and six carports were damaged in communities such as Lake Village Mobile Home Park in Nokomis. The entire mobile home park lost power for a while. Nokomis firefighters helped residents safely place tarps over damaged roofs.

The National Weather Service said it was most likely caused by microbursts from the storms.