MYAKKA CITY, Fla. – The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down Thursday morning in Myakka City.

An EF-0 tornado touched down around 7:40 a.m. Thursday near Kibler Ranch Road, Webb Branch and Little Fort Crawford Creek.

The Myakka City emergency manager reported a porch blown from a house and trees downed in the area.

The entire Tampa Bay area is under a tornado watch until 4 p.m. Thursday.

Tornado warnings were previously issued for throughout the Tampa Bay area but have since expired.

Related: Polk County Fire Rescue reports one person injured by storm damage

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