New Rockford Transcript - Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

All hail to the storm

 

August 12, 2019

Tyler Wobbema

For two nights in a row last week, severe weather rolled its way through Eddy County, offering a downpour of much needed rain, an epic lightning show and a fair sprinkling of hail.

During the early morning hours of Monday, Aug. 5, the National Weather Service issued a severe storm warning for Eddy and surrounding counties. The severe thunderstorm was reported near Fessenden at 1:06 a.m., and was moving east at 40 mph. The storm posed hazards such as 60 mph wind gusts and hail up to an inch, or about the size of a quarter. The warning remained in effect until 7 a.m.

On the evening of Tue...



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