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Winfield Antique Mall hit hard by storm



WE HAVE TO BE WEATHER AWARE. CARLA: AFTER THE NIGHT OF SEVERE WEATHER, WE HAVE BEEN FOLWILONG THE ONGOING CLEAN UP EFFORTS IN THE CITY OF WINFIELD. MANY PARTS OF THE SMALL MARION COUNTY CITY DAMAGED. TAKE A LOOK AT THE DAMAGE IN DOWNTOWN WINFIELD A ROOF OF A BUILDING SLAMMED RIGHT UP ONHE T CLOCK TOWER. CREWS ARE WORKING AROUND THE CLOCK TO CLEAR DEBRIS OUT OFHE T CITY STREETS. MAGDALA LOUISSAINT IS IN WINFIELD THIS MORNING. WE HAVE DAYLIGHT AND WE ARE GETTING A BETTER LOOK AT WHAT THE STORM HAS LEFT BEHIND. >> WINFIE’D’S MAYOR TELLS ME THEER AREWO T CITY BUILDINGS THAT HAVE DAMAGE. THAT INCLUDES THIS ANTUEIQ SHOP THAT HAS BEEN PART OF THE COMMUNITY FOR 20 YEARS. THE OWNER TELLS ME HE CAME TO THE STORE AFTER WORK LAST NIGHT DURING THE STORM WHILE HE WAS TAKING THE FGSLA DOWN, HE HEARD SIRENS AND RAN TO TAKE COVER. WHEN HE GOT TO THE BASEMENT, THE STORM WAS SO STRONG HE COULDN’T OPEN THE DOOR. HE SAID HE HEARD GLASS SHATTERED. THAT WAS THERO FNT OF THE WINDOWS BLOWING OUT. HE SAYS HE CAME BACK TO FIND THE WHOLE SIDE OF THE STORE GONE. FRIENDS CALLING TO CHECK IN ON HIM CAME TO HELP HIM CLEAN UP. >> I WISH I HAD RETIRED LAST YEAR INSTEAD OF WAITING UNLTI THIS YEAR. THIS IS MY RETIREMENT. OR, THAT IS WHAT IT WAS. >> IT IS GOING TO BE A STRUGGLE, BUT HE WILL BE FINE. >> THE MAYOR TELLS ME THEY WERE — THERE WERE SEVERAL PEOPLE INSIDE, BUT NOBODY IS INJURED. THE ORSTM TOOK OUT THE CITY’S TRAFFIC LIGHTS. AT TSHI TIME, HE SAYS THEY WILL HAVE TO USE PORTABLE TRAFFIC LIGHTS UNTIL THEY GET NEW ONES. FOR THE MOST PART, HIGHWAY 118 WILL BE OPEN. BACK ROADS MAY BE CLOSED BECAUSE OF DOWNED POWER LINE

Winfield Antique Mall hit hard by storm

The Winfield Antique Mall was hit hard by the severe storms Wednesday night. The owner, Mike Hynds, said he now regrets waiting to retire. Learn more in the video above.”I wish I retired last year instead of waiting until this year,” Hynds said. “Because this is my retirement, or that’s what it was.”

The Winfield Antique Mall was hit hard by the severe storms Wednesday night. The owner, Mike Hynds, said he now regrets waiting to retire. Learn more in the video above.

“I wish I retired last year instead of waiting until this year,” Hynds said. “Because this is my retirement, or that’s what it was.”

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