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Tree-popping winds follow heavy rains
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Times photo: Brenda Steurer Vanessa Meier, 9, inspects a tree in her yard, at 2505 Eighth St. in Monroe, that toppled over Friday afternoon due to heavy winds and the rain-soaked ground. No one was injured but a garage and shed were damaged. Order photo
MONROE - Nina Binkley was working in her yard around 3 p.m. Friday when she heard a "pop" and saw the neighbor's tree fall to the ground."Thank God no one was hurt," Binkley said. "It popped out of the ground and fell over."