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Crews to assess damage left behind by storms

A woman had to be rescued from her home after a tree fell on it.

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The severe weather has moved out of the area and crews will asses the damage left behind.

There were no confirmed tornadoes that touched down but that could change once the National Weather Service assesses the damage.

In Pinellas County, all lanes of I-275 have reopened after a crane collapsed and fell across the interstate near Roosevelt Boulevard.

The crane was part of the Gateway project. It has since been removed from the road.

In Seminole, a man showed the damage the storm did to his home -- ripping off the roof.

In Pinellas Park, people are waking up to damage and downed power lines.

At Palm Grove Village, police said there was damage to some homes.

"We have some damaged structures toward the back end of the property. We have one that we don't think can be inhabited tonight," said Pinellas Park Police Captain Brian Unmisig.

Police say people should be cautious if they see downed power lines. You are told not to try and remove them but to call police or the fire department instead.

In Pasco County, firefighters had to rescue an elderly woman from her home after the wind knocked a tree onto it, pinning her inside.

Pasco Fire Rescue says they had to use specialized airbags to get the tree and roof off of the woman. 

The woman's condition is unknown at this time, but a member of Pasco County Fire Rescue said this could have been much worse. He said the woman was talking when they pulled her out of her trailer.

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As far as air travel, things are returning to normal at Tampa International Airport after dozens of delayed and canceled flights due to the storm.

The Sunshine Skyway Bridge reopened early Friday morning after being closed for several hours due to high wind.

The weather closed the Florida State Fair Thursday evening. The fair is expected open as planned at 9 a.m. on Friday.

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