Storm Damage Pictures from the Wednesday August 22nd Severe Weather Outbreak
All pictures were taken by NWS employees while conducting a storm survey the day after the severe weather outbreak.
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Image 2: Extensive cleanup efforts were underway in the town of
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Image 4: Roof from the
Image 5: Power lines down around the
Image 6: Tree damage in
Image 7: Tree damage in
Image 8: Hundreds of birds were found dead beneath two nearby trees. The most likely cause of death is believed to have been a lightning strike. However, wind driven hail is another possibility.
Image 9: A newly constructed grain bin previously standing 125 ft in height was ripped from its foundation by strong straight line winds on the west side of Saronville.
Image 10: Debris from the Saronville grain bin hangs from a power line.
Image 11: Another view of the Saronville grain bin
Image 12: Power lines down due to strong straight line winds along Highway 6 just to the southwest of Harvard.
Image 13: Sign blown down on the east side of
Image 14: Tin roof peeled back off of a
Image 15: Tin roof entangled in power lines in
Image 16: Power poles blown down along Highway 6 on the east side of
Image 17: Tree damage in