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Construction equipment on West Ninth Street on Friday, June 21.

Overnight storms down trees, cut off power around the area

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Strong winds and heavy rain whipped through west central Minnesota on Thursday night and Friday morning, downing trees and causing flash flooding in some areas.


According to the National Weather Service, some areas got four to five inches of rain in two to three hours during the storm.

The Stevens County Sheriff's Office said there were no reported injuries from the overnight storms, but there was some flooding and road washouts.

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Kim Ukura
Kim Ukura has served as the editor of the Morris Sun Tribune since August 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota, Morris in 2008 with degrees in English and journalism. She earned a master's degree in journalism from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2010. Prior to returning to Morris to work at the Sun Tribune, she worked in trade publishing.