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May 23rd, 2011 Thunderstorm

From Bloomingpedia
300-mile radar image of storm
Midwest Radar Analysis during storm

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 .

Significant Damage

  • A tree feel through a brick apartment building on South Dunn Street.

Power outages

  • 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.

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