Devastation_ severe storms leave widespread damage in northland; for some, power may be out for days _ duluth news tribune

Mimi Larson, an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Superior, found three trees had fallen in her yard along Greysolon Road in Duluth — one onto her son’s car.

“I’ve lived here 30 years and don’t remember a storm like that one,” she said. Electricity magnetism and light “The lightning was right on top of us and the winds were amazing.”

A weather station on top of the St. E payment electricity bill up Louis County Government Services Center in downtown Duluth clocked wind gusts in excess of 100 mph, the county reported. Gasbuddy near me Dan Miller, science and operations leader at the National Weather Service in Duluth, said damage he observed indicated winds as strong as 90 mph.

The highest official gust was 69 mph at Duluth International Airport and 72 mph was reported by a ship on Lake Superior. Gas efficient suv 2013 The Duluth Aerial Lift Bridge reported winds over 70 knots, or more than 80 mph.

The downed trees and power lines prompted city and county officials to advise no unnecessary travel for much of the day Thursday. Electricity history facts Later in the day, cooling centers were set up in a number of communities, including at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, to help residents without power who were sweltering without fans or air-conditioning as temperatures climbed into the upper 80s and low 90s.

As of 1 p.m., Minnesota Power, Lake Country Power and Xcel Energy reported a combined total of more than 75,000 customers without power across the region; that number was down to about 54,000 by 8 p.m.

Minnesota Power estimated that a third of the Duluth’s 65,000 customers were without power at one point Thursday morning — the worst storm to affect the city’s electrical grid in 15 years, since the April 2001 ice storm. Gastroparesis The utility was using helicopters in addition to ground crews to assess the damage.

About 100 power poles were damaged by the storm and will need to be replaced, Minnesota Power reported, in addition to many more downed lines.

“Outside of Duluth, we’re hoping to get power back in the next 24 hours,” Minnesota Power spokeswoman Amy Rutledge said Thursday afternoon. Electricity demand “In the city, for some it’s looking like three to four days.”

Minnesota Power had 40 lineworkers out working on repairs Thursday in the city of Duluth. Gas vs electric water heater cost per year They’ll be joined by 90 more Friday— some from as far away as Missouri.

Rutledge said people should stay away from power lines because as crews work to restore the system, lines that aren’t energized could go live.

Outside of Duluth, “this could be long haul, a couple days, maybe longer,” said Tami Zaun, a spokeswoman for Lake Country Power. Tgask “We’re working quickly and safely as we can.”

“It is a tangled mess out there,” Zaun said. T gas terengganu “We’ve had a lot of storms this summer but last night was by far the worst and most widespread.”

Power also was out at the city’s main Lakewood water pumping station for much of the day, which meant no new water was being pumped into the city’s massive reservoir and water tower system. Electricity 220v Duluth city officials on Thursday had asked all residents to conserve water as much as possible; power was restored to the pumping station by Thursday night.

It was an eerie scene in downtown Duluth at dawn, with trees down in the Civic Center and several traffic signals blown over — but still alternating green, yellow, red from their prone position.

And in neighborhoods around the city, residents assessed the damage. Gas quality by brand Mary Fisher, the Congdon Park neighborhood who had said the storm was like “The War of the Worlds,” lost four large trees during the storm, from her front yard and the boulevard in front of her house on the 3000 block of East First Street. Electricity questions for class 10 But none of them hit a 1982 Toyota Celica collector car parked out front, belonging to her 16-year-old son. Electricity generation efficiency The car was sandwiched in between downed branches.

That block of First Street had trees blocking passage in two different locations. O gascon Andrea Black, who lives on the block, said all three of her kids slept through the storm, and Thursday was “a gratitude day.”

Bill Harlander, who lives on 55th Avenue East, spent Thursday morning working to remove an uprooted 60- to 70-foot tall Colorado blue spruce from his deck. Gas and supply acworth ga The same tree also yanked out the electrical service to his home.

Harlander, who has lived in Lester Park for more than 40 years, said the storm was the most violent one he could recall striking his neighborhood.

“Holy moly,” gasped Woodland neighborhood resident Rachel Barbot, surveying tree damage at her home Thursday morning. Electricity usage in the us “A lot less privacy from the neighbors now.”

In the Kenwood neighborhood, Chuck Richards said the storm woke his family up and they were closing windows downstairs when they heard a big crash. Electricity and magnetism worksheets 5th grade A giant black walnut tree had uprooted and toppled onto, or more like into, their home.

“It went through the roof about two feet from where I sleep,’’ Richards said. C gastritis He was the first victim of the storm to call Rick’s Tree Service “at about 5 a.m.” and was among the first to have a crew working to remove the tree by 8 a.m.

Elias Trigas and his family along Arrowhead Road were awakened by the noise of storm’s powerful winds. Gas south They were in the basement when a large ash tree fell across their driveway, blocking access to the street. Electric zap sound effect free Trigas was busy with a chainsaw at 7 a.m. Gas turbine to clear the way so he and his wife could get to work.

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Kathy Gagnon, manager of Acme Tools in West Duluth, said three customers were waiting in the parking lot at 6:45 a.m. Electricity transmission vs distribution for the store to open. Orlando electricity providers Chainsaws and generators were in high demand throughout the day.

With generators running in short supply, Gagnon said a truckload from a sister store in Plymouth was en route to restock the inventory in Duluth by mid-morning Thursday.

The sirens generally don’t go off for severe thunderstorm warnings, said David Montgomery, Duluth’s chief administrative officer. Electricity jewels The sirens are sounded for tornado warnings.

In any case, Duluth Deputy Fire Chief Shawn Krizaj said the wind damaged the city’s operational tower that would have transmitted the warning to the siren.

At this point, the city isn’t planning to apply for financial disaster relief and is still in the process of assessing the damage. Electricity vs gas heating costs City facilities are relatively intact, Montgomery said. Gas city indiana car show Mayor Emily Larson was out of town Thursday on a previously scheduled trip

The city is in the process of assessing what is needed for cleanup. Electricity billy elliot karaoke Typically, tree debris is brought to Western Lake Superior Sanitary District facilities, but the magnitude of the debris in the city means a different option is needed — and the city plans to provide information to residents on that in the coming days, Montgomery said.

“We ask that everybody be careful over the next couple of days as the cleanup continues. Gas hydrates wiki … Stay away from any downed power lines. Gas meter car Assume that they’re live. K electric company duplicate bill Be careful (while) clearing trees,” he said. Gas jeans usa “Be patient. Harry mileaf electricity 1 7 pdf We’re working hard. E sampark electricity bill payment City crews, county crews, Minnesota Power are throwing all our resources at cleaning this up and getting the city safe once again for everybody.”

St. Electricity grid uk Louis County Sheriff Ross Litman said no serious injuries or fatalities were reported in the county from the storms — the second time in two weeks the county has endured severe thunderstorms without any serious injuries.

Litman urged residents to stay off roads Thursday night unless “absolutely necessary” because of potential safety hazards associated with downed trees and power lines.

The forecast for the Northland calls for highs near 90 degrees again Friday. Gas stoichiometry calculator Slightly cooler conditions are forecast for Saturday — but there will be a chance of thunderstorms and some could become severe, the Weather Service reported, with damaging winds, large hail and torrential rainfall possible.

John Myers, Peter Passi, Jana Hollingsworth, Brady Slater, Kier Zimmerman, Lisa Kaczke, Sam Cook and Andrew Krueger of the News Tribune staff contributed to this report.