AUDUBON— Excessive winds in Audubon resulted in a request from residents of the Metropolis of Audubon to attempt to preserve water for a few days whereas some repairs are made to the water plant.
Metropolis Clerk Joe Foran mentioned the wind destroyed some strains operating to the town’s wells, placing pumps out of fee attributable to an absence of energy. MidAmerican has been contacted and work is underway to revive energy. Foran mentioned the pumps may very well be up and operating by the tip of the day Tuesday or so, including that a number of the poles already wanted changing.
“We’re simply asking folks to not water lawns or wash vehicles,” Foran mentioned, including that metropolis officers have been solely asking residents to restrict pointless use for a few day.
Experiences from the Nationwide Climate Service mentioned excessive winds in at the very least a dozen counties brought about injury to timber, roofs and farm outbuildings.
“We had some robust winds, 60 to 70 miles per hour, which resulted in some downed energy strains and grain bin injury,” mentioned meteorologist Alex Krull. He mentioned all of the injury seems to be brought on by straight-line winds.
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