Downed Spruce Trees
photos by Cindy Caywood
The afternoon of July 8th saw a severe Thunderstorm with high winds slamming the town of Ryegate. Many residents experienced toppled or broken trees, roof damage and other damage from the marble sized hail and wind-estimated to be in excess of 75 miles per hour by the National Weather Service. See link: http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/byz/local_news/2013/8JulyAssessment.pdf
for the complete assessment of this storm which travelled east from Ryegate with tornado activity in some of those areas.