Storms bring more local rainfall, damage in Southern Missouri

Saturday’s storm activity brought more rainfall to the Twin Lakes Area, and it also caused damage to portions of Southern Missouri and power outages to areas of North Central Arkansas.

At KTLO, Classic Hits and The Boot, the official reporting stations for the Twin Lakes Area, the rain gauge measured .58″ of precipitation. While that was the only local rainfall for the week, the area is still above average for the month. The total rainfall so far for May is 5.75″. The average for the month 4.85″.

The major reported storm damage was in Taney County. According to KYTV/KSPR, strong winds ripped trees from the ground, tore down power lines and blew siding off some buildings in downtown Hollister.

There are some area power outages being reported by Entergy Arkansas. According to the company’s outage map, 144 Boone County customers and one Searcy County resident were without power at 6:45 Sunday morning.

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