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High Winds Cause Damage in Chillicothe

The storm packed winds up to 80-miles per hour and downed trees and ripped shingles off roofs of homes and businesses.

Posted: May 29, 2018 3:33 PM

(CHILLICOTHE, Mo.) A fast-moving storm with high winds caused damage in parts of Chillicothe on Memorial Day.


The storm packed winds up to 80-miles per hour and downed trees and ripped shingles off roofs of homes and businesses.

Power was also knocked out.

Livingston County Emergency Manager Darrell Wright said it could have been much worse.

"We actually haven't had a storm for a few years now," Wright said. "This is the most significant (damage) we had in three to four years."

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A strong cold front has made its way into northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas bringing much cooler air and a lot of clouds across the area. Friday night and Saturday the cold air will continue to be in place with daytime highs only reaching into the 40's. As the weekend continues we will see increasing chances for rain and maybe some snow. A cold start to the beginning of next week with highs only in the 30's and 40's.
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