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Storm rips through Hancock leaving damage and no power in wake

Editor's note: This story has been updated since it was first published on Jul 24th

by Geoff Fox

Residents in Hancock were rocked by a quick moving, powerful storm that uprooted trees, knocked out windows, and knocked out power to a number of folks Saturday evening.

The storm came through around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 23 with driving rain, hail, lightning, thunder, and strong winds.

Pictures on social media showed trees and debris along the Western Maryland Rail . . .