Tornadic winds knock down 6 power poles near Table Rock

  • NPPD crews work to drag six down power poles out of a field. The poles were knocked down in the storm June 9. Ray Kappel/Republican
    NPPD crews work to drag six down power poles out of a field. The poles were knocked down in the storm June 9. Ray Kappel/Republican
  • One of the severed power poles. Ray Kappel/Republican
    One of the severed power poles. Ray Kappel/Republican
Straight line tornadic winds ripped through the area Tuesday, June 9, knocking down six power poles near Table Rock and leaving limbs and leaves strewn everywhere. Hail popped the roofs, streets and vehicles around the area for about 15 minutes. According to Tony Laubach, storm chaser and meteorologist, “Based on my observations, it was straight line winds caused from the storm's RFD, or rear…

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