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Severe weather comes on fast, forces local crews into action

June 11, 2014

Wednesday evening, a storm came on fast in Jefferson County, and in this photo submitted by Ken Diem, it’s obvious that Mother Nature meant business. The dark clouds, gusty winds and downpours led to various local fire companies and other emergency responders to come into quick action. (Photo submitted by Ken Diem)

PUNXSUTAWNEY — Around 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening, dark clouds started rolling in and a scanner call was issued warning Jefferson County residents of a tornado watch and severe thunderstorm warning in effect for the next few hours across the area.

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