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A falling tree demolished this garage along Highway 3 near Main Street.

Strong storm does damage around Farmington

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A storm one resident described as "a wall of wind" left many residents with toppled trees, damaged homes and crushed cars Tuesday morning.


The storm hit Farmington around 4 a.m. Tuesday with straight-line winds that snapped large branches off of some trees and tore others up by the roots, sending them over onto rooftops, garages and automobile. The powerful winds also did damage on their own, in one case demolishing a backyard shed.

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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