More reports of damage from Tuesday’s freak storm continue to roll in. High winds knocked some large air handlers off the roof of the Fleming Fieldhouse at J-C High at the height of the storm. It even damaged KWOS’ remote broadcast antenna at the J-C gym. Across the street, trees came down and minor building damage was reported at Lincoln – U. The 2nd Christian Church Annex on Lafayette Street nearby had roof damage.
The worst damage was in the Higbee – Renick area of Randolph County where a confirmed EF-1 tornado sent two people to the hospital and destroyed some property.