Menokin weathered the storm. This time.

I’m sure you have all heard the news about the devastating tornadoes and thunderstorms that ripped through our area yesterday. We are all still reeling as reports and pictures of the destruction are starting to circulate.
Menokin was spared, and for that we should all be grateful. But it was truly divine intervention, because at nearby Naylor’s Beach eight houses were destroyed. That’s only about four miles from Menokin as the crow flies.
Tornado destruction at Naylor's Beach near Menokin
Tornado destruction at Naylor’s Beach near Menokin
It also passed over the dump on Newland Road which is probably less than a mile away.
Tornado touched down less than a mile from Menokin
Tornado touched down less than a mile from Menokin
As we go about our important work of saving Menokin, we are informing people how dire the situation is, and how one large weather event could demolish the house. Last night’s tornado drives home that point. We must redouble our efforts to get Menokin stabilized and protected. We may not be so lucky next time.
Too close for comfort. This large cedar tree lost half it's volume. For scale reference, I was able to drive my car through the opening.
Too close for comfort. This large cedar tree lost half its volume. For scale reference, I was able to drive my car through the opening.
Tragic beauty
Tragic beauty
Scaffolding and bracing are all that is keeping Menokin standing. Large cracks continue to grow.
Scaffolding and bracing are all that is keeping Menokin standing. Large cracks continue to grow.

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