Forest Health Report for July 2019

Forest Health Report for July 2019

Forest Health Report for July 2019

July:  Hot with Late Boomers

Perhaps the most memorable weather-related observations in July were at the tail-end of the month, when severe thunderstorms on July 30 and 31st rocked many locations in Vermont. Considered by many the most intense storm of the summer, damage on July 30th included downed trees and power outages, notably in the parts of St. Albans and the surrounding towns of Highgate, Swanton and Sheldon. But the storm was hit-or-miss. Burlington’s New North End and Grand Isle were hit hard, but in South Burlington, the situation was much more tame. On North Hero, wind gusts of 76 mph were recorded. Read Full Report 2019 Forest Health July Observations