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Utahns deal with damages caused by severe wind
November 23, 2013, 7:50 am
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UTAH – There was really no calm after the storm for people in Davis County on Friday, who woke up to both damage and more wind.

“I canceled an appointment in Ogden because I was afraid I wouldn’t make it,” said local resident Virginia Parry.

“Our electricity went off, on and off, during the day and night,” she said.

In some parts, winds hit about 75 miles per hour, taking down power lines and trees. Along Grant Avenue in Ogden, two families were temporarily displaced because of fallen trees.

“Luckily, it missed the house,” said Barry Christiansen, a volunteer with the Red Cross Disaster Action Team.

A team helped clear out an uprooted tree that landed just in front of one home, knocking out cable and power to the block.

“Some limbs had caught the power mast and ripped that off the house. It was a huge…

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