Storm Strikes the County Monday Evening

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Hail up to half-dollar size (inset) accompanied the severe winds (above) which left damage across the South end of the county during the Monday evening storm.

 

Sharp lines of dark clouds raced in opposite directions, like squadrons of light cavalry at the charge. Lightning blazed across the horizon, while triangular shaped movements swirled southwest of town. Hail began to fall, first pea sized, then a deafening roar heralded half-dollar size hail. The weather siren was intermittent, then began its prolonged blare. A home was reported as struck by lighting on the north side of town, trees were…

For more, see the March 29th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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