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Strong Winds Cause Damage Monday Night in the Ozarks

Strong winds overnight knocked down trees and damaged roofs in parts of the Ozarks.  There were reports to the National Weather Service of a roof blown off a building in downtown Springfield, other damage to downtown buildings and part of a roof blown off an apartment complex at West Bypass and Kearney.  A large tree was down at Chestnut and National, and a sign blew down on Park Central Square. 

According to the National Weather Service, power poles were broken south of Bolivar, half of a roof was blown off a house in Christian County, and there were many reports of tree damage in the county.