By Blake Alderman – WUFT-FM
A tornado and a water spout caused damage to several homes in Polk County yesterday afternoon as a result of the storm system of Tropical Storm Debby. The neighborhood affected the most was the Renaissance area. Residents saw the water spout along Country Club Road which is an area surrounded by several lakes. Damage primarily occured from trees blown over by the high winds and overly saturated ground from heavy rain.