Strong storms cause down limbs, power outages

Residential flooding in Charles City 8/24/16
Residential flooding in Charles City

Charles City, Iowa – An area of strong thunderstorms pounded the area yesterday evening, breaking limbs, bringing down lines and causing over 1,000 in the Charles City area to be left in the dark.

The storms rolled through at around 6pm which brought very strong winds and over 2 inches of rain. There were reports of limbs down, a trampoline wrapped around a tree and street flooding.

There were no reports of serious injuries.

MidAmerican Energy restored power to most by 8pm last night after some residents were in the dark for 2 hours.

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Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki and a daughter Brynlee.

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