11/18 Severe Weather Rattles Washington County Sunday

Sunday morning at approximately 10:35 am severe weather moved through the north end of Washington County resulting in widespread damage.  The area’s most effected were in the Allenton area in the Town of Addison and the Town of Farmington. According to a report from the Washington County Sheriff’s Department,  a residence on Elm Street in Allenton lost a portion of its roof. Two farms in the Town of Farmington suffered severe damage one located on State Road 28 and the other on Wescott Road. The farm on State Road 28 lost a portion of its roof and suffered damage to nearly all of its outbuildings.  One cow was fatally injured. Meanwhile , the sheriff’s department reports the farm on Wescott Road had a silo collapse on a barn that held cattle.  Recovery efforts remained underway as of late Sunday afternoon however it is believed that 10 to 15 cows were killed at the time of the collapse. At the time of the report being submitted there has not been a determination on whether or not the damage was caused by straight line winds or a tornado. Numerous residences in the area were also reported to be without power from Sunday’s storm.
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