Thursday, July 11th, 2013
Photo by Amy Kronenberger
Above, emergency personnel from the Auglaize County Sheriff's office and the St. Marys Township Fire Department worked to block off county Road 66A between state Route 219 and Southland Road after 10 utility poles were uprooted during the storm Wednesday afternoon. The road remains closed today as crews work to replace the poles.
Online story associated with this photograph
The powerful storm that ripped through Mercer and Auglaize counties Wednesday afternoon was akin to a weak tornado, reported Mike Kurz, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wilmington. Very strong straight line . . .
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