Storm Hits St. James Area 06 Jul 12

A thunderstorm bearing strong winds tore through the St. James area early Thursday morning, causing some damage about 2 miles south of the town. Watonwan County Chief Deputy Jeremy Nachreiner says that around a dozen power poles were down after the storm blew through, and it also damaged the roof of a home. The damage occurred off County Road 104 at around 4am Thursday. No injuries were reported.