Two women have their umbrellas tossed by a strong wind as they walk the sidewalks downtown along Mass. St. Strong winds and rain blew into Lawrence around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday and sent people downtown scrambling for cover in the shower.
A woman loses her shoe as she and a man at left, scramble for cover during a thunderstorm in downtown Lawrence on Wednesday, August 11, 2010.
Strong winds and rain sent people in downtown Lawrence scrambling for cover on Wednesday, August 11, 2010.
High winds from a fast-moving system Wednesday afternoon brought down power lines and other debris. A tree limb smashed the front windshield on a Lexus wagon in the city parking lot between New Hampshire and Rhode Island just north of Sixth Street. To add insult to injury, this car also received a parking ticket for backing into the space.