WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - The Huron County city of Willard is beginning the arduous process of cleaning up Thursday, after being hammered Wednesday night by powerful thunderstorms. }}" />

   
 
 
Willard Cleans Up After Being Ravaged By Storms

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 6/19/2014

The Huron County city of Willard is beginning the arduous process of cleaning up Thursday, after being hammered Wednesday night by powerful thunderstorms.

Acting Willard City Manager Shawn Tappel says strong, straight-line winds connected with the storms, uprooted trees, brought down power lines and caused severe damage at the city's parks. Tappel did clear up one rumor circulating in the town, saying Willard's water quality was not affected by the storms.

He also says rumors of possible funnel clouds in the area have no confirmation and the National Weather Service Office reports there's been no evidence of any tornado touchdown.

At last check, AEP reports more than 2,000 customers in Huron County are still without power this noon hour.

   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 Domestic Violence Awareness Month kicks-off Wednesday with a rally at the Gazebo in Central Park in downtown Mansfield. Full Story
Image1 It was a great day for 12 individuals who graduated from Mansfield Municipal Mental Health Court. Full Story
 
Image1 Restoration work is underway on William Ritter House at 181 South Main Street in Mansfield, which will soon become the permanent home of the Richland County Foundation. Full Story
Image1 Catholic Charities hosts a Bridges out of Poverty Workshop today at the Masonic Temple in Mansfield. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

Catholic Charities Hosts Bridges Out Of Poverty Workshop

Woman Seriously Injured When SUV Collides With Semi On I-71

The New Store Helps Local Children

Ashland Bicentennial Kickoff Held At Ashland University

Organization needs help re-opening food pantry

$100,000 bond set for man accused kidnapping, raping teen

James Mayer Jr. Funeral Arrangements Set

Commissioners Proclaim Disability Employment Awareness Month

Bambi Couch-Page Appointed Interim Richland Co Prosecutor

City will help with the demolition of Simpson Middle School

Head-On Crash Seriously Injures One Driver

More News