“I just watched a three story tree crack and fall right into the gate,” wrote in Tim Soter, who also sent the above image of the wreckage. “Someone has a lot of chainsawing to do before any dogs get back in for a run.”
And yes, it does seem the tree won that particular altercation with the fence. We’ll add updates as we get them, but in the meantime, maybe don’t go to any parks until this weather calms down a bit?
[Update] We’re calling it now, the mighty derecho and Hurricane Irene combined couldn’t stand up to SuperStorm 2012, as today’s thunderstorm will henceforth be known.