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Weekend storms cause minor damage in area

Mother’s Day 2016 came to a stormy end when thunderstorms with high winds and rain moved through this area Sunday evening. According to the National Weather Service, the rain started in Graham just before 6 p.m. Sunday, May 8. It continued off an on overnight, with the heaviest rain coming 12 hours later, just before 6 a.m. Monday, May 9. The storm system brought steady winds that were rarely classified as “calm” during the two days. At 6:15 p.m. Sunday, the wind was clocked at 24 mph with gusts up to 43 mph.  The same wind speeds were registered again at 12:15 ...

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