PHOTOS: Storm does damage to Ponoka area

The storm caused flash flooding in downtown Ponoka on July 16. (Photos submitted)The storm caused flash flooding in downtown Ponoka on July 16. (Photos submitted)
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Town crews remove a downed tree on Chipman Ave. July 18. (Karen Douglass/Ponoka News)Town crews remove a downed tree on Chipman Ave. July 18. (Karen Douglass/Ponoka News)
A field of corn east of Ponoka off Highway 53 was devastated by the storm that came through the area July 16. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)A field of corn east of Ponoka off Highway 53 was devastated by the storm that came through the area July 16. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

A fierce storm hit Ponoka on Saturday, July 16, with large hail causing significant damage to property and heavy rain flooding downtown streets. Strong winds felled several trees around town. Some residents were without internet for a period of time. Town of Ponoka crews were busy clearing up the mess on Monday, July 18.

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