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Multiple trees, branches & power lines down in Montgomery County

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October 12th, 2020 by Ric Hanson

The Montgomery County Emergency Management Agency early this morning reports multiple trees, branches, power lines and other damage is being reported from strong winds that occurred Sunday night into early Monday morning. Officials advise you to “please use caution if you’re out driving and if you have damage on your property, ensure there is no power lines down amongst the tree damage.” In addition, the Iowa DOT reports IA Highway 48 NB/SB: Road blocked due to downed power lines from County Road J28 to County Road J20 (near Essex).

Photos via the Montgomery County EMA Facebook page