Weather Forecast

Baycrest Marina on South Lakeshore Drive in Glenwood on Monday morning approximately 10 a.m. contributed photo

Storm causes havoc in Douglas, Pope counties

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A thunderstorm with strong winds and heavy rain rumbled through Douglas County this morning.

Hail and extensive tree damage was reported in Pope County near Glenwood and Lowry.


Damaging winds knocked down trees and power lines in Douglas County in the Alexandria area. A wind gust of 68 miles per hour was reported at 7:22 a.m. this morning, according to KSAX meteorologist Mark Anthony. Wind damage was also reported in the Evansville and Brandon areas in Douglas County.

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