Straight-line winds destroyed a machine shed, enclosed cattle barn and grain bins and damaged the home on LeRoy and Denise Veldkamp farm in northwest Rock County Monday.

100-mph straight-line wind destroys county property, trees

LeRoy Veldkamp woke up his wife, Denise, shortly before 5 a.m. Monday and told her they needed to get to the basement.

That was a good call.

Moments later straight-line winds hammered their home, damaging the roof and sending debris through the south windows.


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