Posted: Aug 1, 2013 8:40 PM by MTN News
Updated: Aug 1, 2013 8:45 PM
Thursday's storms caused damage across the viewing area, with the Twin Bridges area.
The Madison County Department of Emergency Services has reported that the town is without power as a result of the thunderstorm.
Officials warn everyone to avoid downed power lines in the area.
There's at least one report of a 90-mile-per-hour wind gust at around 4 p.m.
National Weather Service storm reports that 5 large trees ripped from the ground and ping-pong size hail was observed.
Viewer Shay Broksle said the facade of the historical Association Museum and roof of the Twin Bridges car wash was torn off by winds.
Another viewer wrote to say there was extensive wind damage to trees and buildings. Traffic is being directed through town, as there were many downed trees along the road and townspeople were trying to clear debris out of the streets.
Madison County Sheriff Dave Schenck says Undersheriff Roger Thompson is in Twin Bridges tonight along with Madison County Disaster and Emergency Services working on the situation.
UPDATE: The Madison Co. Department of Emergency Services has reported that the town of Twin Bridges is without power as a result of the severe thunderstorm.
All persons in this area should avoid downed power lines and avoid interfering with authorities involved in cleanup operations.
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