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BarTender

I heard it was a good one. My dad lives on East Battle and lost 2 trees, the neighbor lost 4 and down thr road, a tree fell into the garage and crashed the car inside.

My Uncle lives on Stuart and lost a big tree as well. sounds like the narrows bewteen the two lakes got hit hard as well.

I'll know more tonight.

Looksa like I'll have to get up and cut wood this weekend.

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Juice

Oh yea, that storm was nice...I saw in the paper that Fergus Falls got winds up to 42 mph and 62 mph winds down here by Dalton. And we got 2 inches of rain. Downside is i just bailed out my boats the other day too.. frown.gif

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CabinBoy

I think the brunt of the storm was from the OT Campground to BalMoral - hundreds of trees down, docks mangled and boats overturned. Been without power most of the day. I'm sure anybody with some free time and a chain saw would be more than welcome.

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Mark Christianson

Holy cow. I had no idea there was a storm this bad.
I called my Dad tonight to ask if he had heard from anyone on East Battle about damage to our place. He said he hadn't heard anything, but is gonna be calling people to see what may have happened around the north shore.

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Gissert

Wow! That was some storm that rolled through just before 4am. Looks like we caught the southern edge of it on South Turtle.

I hope everyone came through it okay.

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Ufatz

Wind hit pretty good around Johnson, Long Lk. area and around Stalker too. Trees down,flag poles, a big jungle gym blew over and I guess there was damage at the new golf course on the west end of Stalker Lk. I think it wrecked a couple boat canopies too.

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Mark Christianson

Dad called north, and the north shore of East Battle got it too.
We have one tree down. Missed the pole barn luckily. Neighbor has a big oak on their cabin. Sounds like a lot of people with trees down.
Grandpa went down to the farm south of Vining, and said a tree was across the Minimum-maintenance road going into the property, so no idea how bad it may be up in there.
Crud.

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ChuckN

The storm took down a couple trees at my place, and that's all I can see so far. I helped a friend remove trees near Balmoral last night, and this area was hit the hardest. Definite straightline winds. I think the golf course lost 200+ trees??

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Gissert

Juice - You are gonna new a work crew to bail out that blue boat, LOL. Last time I tried to move it a bit I dang near got a hernia.

ChuckN - That's a shame about Balmoral. Lots of wonderful oaks on that course. I wonder if the big snaggly cottonwood that guards the 18th green survived?

The dang water level on S. Turtle shot right back up. It is only a 1/4 inch below the high point from this year, and is 9.5 inches above the low point that was on May 5.

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Mark Christianson

I saw Balmoral on the news last night.
What a bummer. It looked awful.

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