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Lightning Flashes in Tallahassee as Storms Sweep Florida

Rain poured and lightning flashed across the sky in Tallahassee, Florida, on Friday, April 19, as the National Weather Service issued storm warnings and confirmed a tornado in the area.

Video posted by the City of Tallahassee shows driving rain and a bright flash of lightning near the State Capitol. The city reported multiple power outages due from the storms.

Local universities delayed opening times, according to local media reports.

Storms swept across the South on Thursday and into Friday, causing widespread damage. Three deaths were reported in Mississippi and Alabama, Accuweather reported. Credit: City of Tallahassee via Storyful