May 23rd, 2011 Thunderstorm
On May 23rd at 5pm, a small but powerful thunderstorm went through Bloomington. Very strong winds knocked over many trees around the city and power was out .
- A tree feel through a brick apartment building on South Dunn Street.
- The block around Best Buy and Barnes & Noble was out for a few hours, closing the stores in this area during that time.
- Power for many residents was not fully restored until May 25th.