High winds topple trees

By Chuck Kajer

Residents in New Prague and southern Scott County got an early wakeup call Friday, June 24, when a severe thunderstorm made its way through the area.

Warning sirens sounded in New Prague about 6:15 am., and already by that time, high winds, with gusts estimated at 70 miles per hour, were jostling trees throughout the city.

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