National Weather Service says straight line winds caused damage in Hobe Sound

HOBE SOUND, Fla. - The National Weather Service blames damage in Hobe Sound on straight line winds, not a tornado.

Residents reported damage in the Woodbridge Mobile Home Park located at 11055 SE Federal Highway.

"All of a sudden, a big bang and the house shook and I think that's when the lights when out. What did it sound like? It felt like the whole house shook," said resident Dottie Mancusi.

PHOTOS: Straight line wind damage in Hobe Sound

According to The National Weather Service, there is damage to roofs, windows and carports of approximately 30 mobile homes in the community. 

Resident Bill Capua, said, "Actually the side of my trailer went up in the air. Your trailer lifted up off the ground? Yes, and I kind of got scared. I ran into the bathroom and the power went out."

The Martin County Sheriff's Office says it has not received any reports of injuries. 

WPTV NewsChannel 5's Dan Corcoran has contributed to this report.


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