Severe storms end after a trail of lightning strikes

Lightning hits homes and people in severe storms

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Severe storms moved from Clay county into Duval and St. Johns counties have since weakened.

Electrically charged severe storms in Clay county injured 3 people in Middleburg when lightning set the victims to Orange Park Medical Center. The storms went on to strike a home near Blanding Boulevard near Doctors Inlet around 2:50 p.m.

Other houses were struck near Picolata in Clay county.

Pea sized hail was reported along Forth Caroline Road.

The storms were brief with the line pushing off the coast by 4:30.

More numerous storms and possible severe weather is expected Friday.

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