Beloit Cleans Up After Sunday's Storms

(Courtesy: Rick Horn/Beloit Call)
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BELOIT, Kan. (WIBW) -- Monday was a day to clean up and assess the damage in parts of northeast Kansas that were pummeled by the storms that blew through the previous night.

Heavy hail pelted Barton, Kansas, along with heavy rain and strong wing gusts.

Mitchell Co. officials say several upper windows on the courthouse were broken out and many vehicles have windows that were broken or cracked.

Rick Horn with the Beloit Call newspaper said almost every building along a two-block stretch of Main Street has damaged windows. Many homes have damaged siding as well.

Officials also report flooding around the area. Many buildings are cleaning up water and mud.

Authorities also report a 14-foot sinkhole near the Beloit power plant. The are is off the road and barricaded.

(Courtesy: Rick Horn/Beloit Call)
(Courtesy: Rick Horn/Beloit Call)
(Courtesy: Rick Horn/Beloit Call)

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