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Under the gun

Strong storms seem to follow familiar path

When thunderstorms roll in, no one place is target

A tree surgeon from Salvador Tree Service fells what is left of a tree that toppled into a house and destroyed the family van owned by Mike and Carolyn Schleicher located at 718 Route 9P on Saratoga Lake. The tree fell at midnight as the storm came across the lake.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
A tree surgeon from Salvador Tree Service fells what is left of a tree that toppled into a house and destroyed the family van owned by Mike and Carolyn Schleicher located at 718 Route 9P on Saratoga Lake. The tree fell at midnight as the storm came across the lake.
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It’s not that thunderstorms like the one that swept through the region overnight Tuesday are more likely to hit Saratoga County. It just seems that way, a National Weather Service meteorologist said. “Part of that is perception,” Joe Villani said Wednesday. “The real reason we’ve seen more reports in some areas is more population. This was a pretty solid line of thunderstorms that pretty much swept across the state.” The storm that hit Tuesday night ...


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pro-tech
June 18, 2014
6:06 p.m.

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Nice weather means time to make hay.. So all you farmers down the hay and be safe.

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