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Storm Damage

Rich Egger

Severe storms with damaging winds and large hail moved across the tri states region during the evening hours on Tuesday. The National Weather Service reported trees were downed in Lee, Hancock, and McDonough counties.  There were also reports of widespread power outages.

Jason Parrott / TSPR

City leaders in Keokuk are encouraging residents who have the ability and resources to clean up their own properties following Tuesday night's storm to do so. That is because it could be several weeks before the city can get involved.

My Time on the Other Side of the Microphone

Jul 23, 2015
Jamie & Jason Parrott

The powerful windstorm that hit Quincy on Monday, July 13 brought down hundreds of trees and knocked out power to thousands throughout the city.  It's the type of moment when a journalist thinks, "It's time to get to work" -- unless one of the homes that's been damaged is your own.