Published: Mar 31, 2011 6:29 PM EDT
Updated: Mar 31, 2011 3:31 PM EDT

LAKELAND, Fla. - Central Florida authorities say seven people were injured when a tent collapsed during severe weather at the Lakeland Linder Airport.

Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd says most of the injuries that happened Thursday were not serious, but one person broke a hip.

The airport is the site of the Sun 'n Fun Fly-In, an annual aviation expo. Several large tents are erected every year as part of the event.

Severe thunderstorms, high winds and small tornadoes have swept through the region, from the Gulf Coast to Orlando.

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