Violent windstorm leaves Clarksville twisted mess

Due to the violent windstorm Monday, the city designated land east of Lynwood Cemetery for storm debris.  (Pat Racette Photo)

Family and friends came to help Ken and Kristi Roose Tuesday, after the storm swept apart their new machine shed in rural Clarksville. (Pat Racette Photo)

The sun rose Tuesday morning in Clarksville, unveiling the damages left in the wake of Monday night’s windstorm.

Citizens then saw the tangled, twisted mess of tree debris left from the storm. Wind speeds in excess of 80 mph had swept through town after 3 to 4 inches of rain poured down.

Around 7:30 p.m., trees were uprooted, structures battered and power lines taken down. Nearly every road in town was left looking like an asphalt jungle.

Read full story in the June 19 Clarksville Star.