Heavy storms cause damage in Adams County


Severe weekend storms caused damage to parts of the Susquehanna Valley, including Adams County. At Dayhoff Farm, just outside Gettysburg, winds and rain swept away two barns and a shed on Saturday. He owns a roofing and construction company that specializes in storm damage. “A lot of clean up. The worst thing was the debris being spread around, which took the buildings and put them in our fields. In fact, I had to go out and remove the metal from our wheat just so we could get in there today to do the combination. it’s actually probably an eighth mile. There’s debris, metal debris, wrapped around trees and on other people’s property,” Lucas Dayhoff said. In nearby Bonneauville, the roof was torn off a barn at Hillcrest Dairy. The High family, owners of the farm, said 250 cows were inside at the time. No injuries were reported. the National Weather Service, who told us the damage appears to be caused by straight-line winds. There are no plans to investigate tornadoes in Adams County.

Severe weekend storms caused damage to parts of the Susquehanna Valley, including Adams County.

At Dayhoff Farm just outside Gettysburg, winds and rain swept away two barns and a shed on Saturday.

The owner’s son said the damage is estimated at around $300,000, but he can do most of the repairs himself. He owns a roofing and construction company that specializes in storm damage.

“Lots of cleanups. The worst part was the debris being spread around, which took the buildings and put them in our fields. In fact, I had to go out and remove the metal from our wheat field just so we could get in there today to do some wetsuit There’s debris, metal debris, wrapped around trees and on other people’s property,” Lucas Dayhoff said.

In nearby Bonneauville, the roof was torn off a barn at Hillcrest Dairy.

The High family, owners of the farm, said 250 cows were inside at the time.

No injuries are reported.

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Hillcrest Dairy in Bonneauville

no tornado

Several viewers contacted News 8 and said they believed a tornado had struck.

We contacted the National Weather Service, who told us the damage appeared to be caused by straight-line winds. There are no plans to investigate tornadoes in Adams County.

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