Trees Damage Homes in Chadwick, MO Area

CHADWICK, Mo. -- A fast moving storm moved across several southwest Missouri counties overnight.  In Christian County, high winds damaged homes, snapped and uprooted trees and knocked out electricity to hundreds of people.

Chief Rick Lawler with the Chadwick Fire Department confirmed at least one home near Highway H and 125 had damage to it after a tree blew  on top of it. After surveying the damage Lawler, says residents were safe to return back into their home. Lawler says no injury were reported.

The Logan-Rogersville Fire Department worked overnight in the area of Highways 125 & D east of Springfield, where an oak tree was uprooted blocking both lanes of traffic.
There were also homes damaged by fallen trees on Skyline and Ridgeview drives in the Turners area.

We spoke to Dave Compton, Barry County Emergency Manager, who says there are reports of a boat dock with damage in the Shell Knob area and a boat that was flipped over. Teams are still out in that area looking for damage.


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