Posted: Sep 5, 2013 8:53 PM by John Sherer - KBZK News
Updated: Sep 6, 2013 11:29 AM
Severe weather pounded the community of Whitehall on Thursday evening.
A powerful thunderstorm packing strong winds, low hanging clouds and heavy rain, hit the community at about 7 p.m.
National Weather Service spotters reported downed power lines. At least one mobile home was damaged north of town, injuring one person.
A number of damaged trees were also seen in Whitehall along Legion Avenue, with branches strewn along the roadway.
Damaged buildings, including at least one of the familiar aircraft hangars along Interstate-90, were noticed. Debris from the damaged hangars made it's way on to the Interstate.
A plane was damaged when one of the hangars was blown onto the Interstate, immediately west of the Whitehall exit.
The highway is blocked currently as traffic is waiting for debris to be cleared.
We will update you as new information becomes available.