Downburst Damages Home
A downburst slammed into a home and the surrounding area north of Spearville on July 26th. Wind speeds approaching 120 mph could have occurred based on the amount of damage that was observed.
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The debris from the home can be seen in the foreground. Some of the debris blew 1/2 of a mile.
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There was one minor injury to a male but it could have been much worse. Look inside at this damage! The owner was standing next to the couch when a door blew off its hinges, striking him in the leg
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And look at the kitchen! The occupants of this home were VERY lucky to escape serious injury!
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A nearby cemetery across the highway also sustained quite a bit of damage, primarily to trees but a few head stones were also toppled.
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