Storm Roars through Bass Islands

3:55pm “MY RADAR” app weather screen on 9-11-2019

A late afternoon storm plowed its way through the western basin of Lake Erie on Wednesday. Wind speeds of 45mph, recorded at Peach Point on South Bass Island, and two inches of rain by Thursday morning, contributed to localized flooding.

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National Park Service employee attends to high water at Perry’s Monument on Thursday morning.