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Thunderstorm Dumps More Rain on Marion County

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 6:31 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Eric Gotschall

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A line of severe storms moved through the Marion County area Friday night, bringing heavy rains, strong winds and lightning with it. At approximately 8:43 p.m., a severe thunderstorm warning was put into effect for Marion County, and the KNIA/KRLS Severe Weather Action Team began providing wall-to-wall coverage of the storm, which expired at 9:45 p.m.

The KNIA/KRLS Studios recorded 1.45 inches of rainfall in around an hour-and-a-half during the peak intensity of the storm. Additionally, Mid-American Energy reported 24 customers without power in Marion County at 6:00 a.m. Saturday morning. When severe weather strikes, KNIA/KRLS and the Severe Weather Action Team is there to bring you the most up-to-date severe weather information first, fast and accurately.