Monday’s storm causes area damage
Tattered portions of the wooden frame remain of the former Prairie Drive In Theater’s big screen. Built in 1952, the screen, although not used in the last decade, has become an iconic image of Terry’s landscape.
By Kay Johnson
With estimated 95-100 mile per hour winds, rainfall ranging from an inch to an inch and three-quarter and some hail damage reported in the Fallon region, area residents saw plenty of damage from Monday night’s thunderstorm.
Reports were received of grain bins moved, pivot sprinklers tipped over, damaged roofs and broken windows, among a number of downed trees and limbs in the Terry and Fallon area.
Fallon Monday evening, after the driver exited I-94 attempting to find cover
from high winds. The sheriff’s office also received a report of a semi truck tipped over on it’s side, outside of Fallon, near Old Highway 10. The driver, traveling with an empty trailer, exited Interstate 94 in attempt to find cover from the strong winds. No injuries were sustained.
Published July 10, 2013