A narrow miss! NE Cedar Rapids, south of 42nd street.

Straight Line wind Damage

We heard the huge wind gusts around 11 p.m. Sunday night, May 19th. Then, we found that about 1/3 of our HUGE ash tree had fallen in our driveway, narrowly missing one of our cars. It appeared it fell on power lines that run on the side of our house, but we found out in the morning they were cable lines. Mediacom arrived around 9 a.m. and it took them more than 2 hours to cut down the tree. At one point there were 5 trucks in our driveway, and they burned through at least 3 chain saws. Power was restored shortly after.

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