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75 Years Ago

Severe Storm Hits Cove


Herald of May 11, 1944

One of the worst storms in years passed over Morrisons Cove Wednesday afternoon between 4 and 6 o’clock, leaving a trail of damage hard to estimate. The storm was approximately two miles in width, and Bakers Summit was in the middle of its path, as it extended a mile north and a mile south as it went across. The storm was electric and accompanied with much thunder and lightning, but this was not the source of the damage. The tremendous downpour of rain, and hail that was heaped up like snowdrifts, was what washed the fields, cut the fruit from the trees and did othe...

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