Storm leaves destruction throughout Trego County

A severe thunderstorm with large hail, heavy rains and strong winds passed through Trego County late Thursday afternoon, leaving broken windows and structural damage throughout the area.The National Weather Service in Dodge City reported winds up to 60 mph and hail up to softball size with the storms.

Damage was evident throughout much of WaKeeney — smashed-out windows in vehicles, homes and business, siding hanging in shreds from homes and trees stripped of leaves and even bark.

The red roof of the Dairy Queen was torn off, and across the street, the greenhouse at the Secret Garden and Flower Shop was in tatters.

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