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No Damage

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There was a close call with violent weather near our property yesterday afternoon, but we squeaked by with no obvious damage. We haven’t walked through all our woods yet, but the openly visible spaces look unharmed. The worst inconvenience we faced was flashing digital clocks that were the result of a brief power outage at the height of the storm.

I was in Hudson at an annual eye appointment when the sky darkened and windblown rain pummeled the building. By the time I was ready to drive home, the sun was coming out. I had no idea a tornado had formed just a few miles northeast of our home.

Pierce County Herald: Tornado Strikes Rural Pierce County

I heard mention on the radio of severe weather nearby during my drive. That didn’t surprise me, based on the ominous looking sky I was driving toward. Luckily, the threat was moving away from me the whole time.

Tornado Touches Down in Wisconsin’s Pierce County

I want to go out and hug my trees.

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Written by johnwhays

June 29, 2017 at 6:00 am

Posted in Chronicle

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  1. Glad you are safe and didn’t sustain any damage.

    Jim Parker (@drjparker)

    June 29, 2017 at 1:38 pm

    • Thanks, Jim. The event is significantly more intense for us as a result of our close proximity to the areas directly impacted. Gladness over our safety and freedom from damage is equally amplified.

      johnwhays

      June 29, 2017 at 1:44 pm

  2. wow! glad you did not have any damage!

    Avery

    June 29, 2017 at 8:29 am

    • Counting our lucky stars! One report out this morning indicates damage started on our street, just a mile or two north of us!!

      johnwhays

      June 29, 2017 at 8:36 am


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