Woodbridge Mobile Village damaged by straight line winds

HOBE SOUND, Fla. - William Capua and his son Billy have been working on his mobile home since early Friday morning. He said there was a lot of water all over the place and he had a lot of work to do.

"Fixed the leak on my roof, Got a flooded out bathroom… uh living room," he said.

There are water stains on his ceiling.

Billy drilled holes in the floor to drain some of the water. "It was pretty much raining inside the living room."

When winds began blowing hard, William said he thought he was going to die. "Did I get scared? Yeah. Did I run in the bathroom? Yeah. And it was over 1, 2, 3," he said.

About two dozen homes at Woodbridge Mobile Village were damaged in Hobe Sound. The National Weather Service determined the damage came from straight line winds, not a tornado.

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After the winds subsided, residents walked around the mobile home park to check on each other and offer help or food. 

Some were surprised by what they saw.

"I didn't know about this disaster.  I walked around my house and it was all good," Tim Hill said.

Residents are worried about crime. They said Friday morning strangers were walking around trying to take scrap metal from yards. They are now warning neighbors to watch out.

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