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Storm Damage Estimated at $13 Million in Provo

Storm Damage Estimated at $13 Million in Provo

Posted - Aug. 3, 2006 at 7:53 a.m.



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PROVO, Utah (AP) -- The 12-minute supercell storm that hit Provo Tuesday caused more than 13 (M)million dollars damage.

The city's preliminary estimate was considered conservative, and Mayor Lewis Billings expects it to increase as further evaluation is carried out.

The city filed a disaster declaration with Utah County, which filed its own declaration with the state,

About 300 customers still were without power last night. That was down from 85 hundred immediately after the storm, accompanied by 80 miles per hour winds, blew through.

(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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