Sunday's storms topple trees in Milwaukee's Bay View neighborhood

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Gusty winds, leaves on a tree, and a moist ground. These are three ingredients to do the trick to bring trees down across Milwaukee’s Bay View neighborhood. Indiana Avenue was one street hit hard by Sunday’s storms. A large tree nearly missed Mike Metcalf by mere inches. It tore up the sidewalk too and caused a minor gas leak. Metcalf says he clearly remembers everything playing out in real time.

The experts we spoke with about storm damage doled out some important advice, including letting the experts do the home repairs and making sure to stay away from downed power lines. Always assume they're live. Don't forget to report them to your utility company either.

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