Preliminary Lamoure County Damage

IN LAMOURE COUNTY SIGNIFICANT WIND AND HAIL DAMAGE WAS REPORTED FROM
STORMS OVERNIGHT ON JULY 13TH AND EARLY IN THE MORNING OF JULY 14TH.
THE PRELIMINARY DAMAGE ASSESSMENT INDICATES THAT THE WORST LOSS OF
PROPERTY WAS NEAR GRAND RAPIDS IN LAMOURE COUNTY AND WHERE ESTIMATED
105 MPH STRAIGHT LINE WINDS OCCURRED.

DAMAGE IN GRAND RAPIDS INCLUDED ROUND HAY BALES BLOWN 400 TO 500
YARDS...EXTENSIVE DAMAGE TO CORN FIELDS...IRRIGATION SYSTEMS BLOWN
OVER AND TREES UPROOTED AND SNAPPED. SEVERAL GRAIN BINS WERE ALSO
DESTROYED AND THE ROOFS WERE BLOWN FROM SEVERAL POLE BARNS IN THE
AREA.


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