By: David Shepherd, Director of News & Public Information, Forecaster
DUBOIS CO. -- We’re getting a better look today at some of the damage caused by yesterday’s storms. All across Dubois County, intense winds caused trees to uproot and caused damage to roofs and siding.
Listeners have been sending their damage photos to the newsroom giving us a better idea of the extent of the local damage.
Natisha Slunder sent us photos of a tree down in front of a home on 41st Street in Jasper, just missing the house.
Wind damaged a fence at 2nd and Gardenia Lane, also in Jasper, according to Gloria Kieffner.
I saw a tree down blocking Meridian Road and, further south, a sparking power line started a small fire on a nearby pine tree.
To the south of Jasper, folks were hit harder there.
Nathan Frick sent us photos of a tree that fell onto his home Huntingburg home yesterday near the Holland Junction. I reached out to him and he let me know everyone is ok there.
A tree partially fell on a home in Ferdinand near the church, this according to listener Eric Klem.
Out in Loogootee, there was damage to Paige Field.It WAS set to host the 1 A Regionals. That was moved to Jasper.
The good news today, so far, we have not heard of any injuries or major structural damage from yesterday’s storms.
You can see all of the photos here: https://www.witzamfm.com/news/local-storm-damage
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