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Good morning, I'm Kimberly McBroom......
This weekend's storms have devastated parts of the region....
Meterologist Leo Hirsbrunner will tell us what's in store for the rest of the week in the forecast coming up.





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The city of Bedford and Bedford and Campbell Counties were in the path of a severe storm yesterday afternoon. Hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage was done to home and businesses in the region.


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Jennifer Miele is in Bedford now where officials closed off city streets last night fearing the effects of structural damage.
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[7-Treehouse-Camp]


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Some area children found a GOOD reason to visit Bedford County this weekend.
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More than fifty area kids attended the fourth annual Camp Treehouse held at Camp Virginia Jaycee.
It is a three three day event that gives children the opportunity to meet others their own age who have lost a loved one.
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((DEBBIE OSBORNE/CARILION HOSPICE SERVICES: I THINK THE MAIN IMPORTANCE OF IT IS EACH AGE GROUP GETS TO SPEND TIME WITH THEIR OWN AGE AND SEE CHILDREN THAT FEEL THE SAME WAY THEY DO.)) ((SHEA-SPOON/CAMPER: WE'VE DONE THINGS THAT RECOGNIZE OUR LOVES ONES LIKE DONE PROJECTS ON THEM OR TALKING TO OUR COUNSELORS ABOUT HOW WE FEEL ABOUT THEIR LOSSES.))
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Trained counselors were on hand to assist those in need.
The camp wrapped up with a tree planting in memory of their lost loved ones.
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[45-Storm-Aftermath]


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Severe weather took its toll on the city of Bedford, as well as Bedford and Campbell counties yesterday afternoon. The skies opened up around 4:30 bringing damaging winds and hail to the area.

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Jennifer Miele is in Bedford with more on the aftermath
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[45-Treehouse-Camp]


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This weekend Bedford County was ALSO the spot for a one-of-a kind camp.
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More than fifty area kids attended the fourth annual Camp Treehouse held at Camp Virginia Jaycee.
It is a three three day event that gives children the opportunity to meet others their own age who have lost a loved one.
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Trained counselors were on hand to assist those in need.
The camp wrapped up with a tree planting in memory of their lost loved ones.
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[8-Storm-Aftermath]


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Emergency Crews were forced to close off downtown Bedford last night after a destructive storm ripped through the city.
Buildings have been checked for safety.
At this time, only two streets remain closed.
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Jennifer Miele is Bedford with a look at the damage.
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[8-Explore-Park]


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Over in Roanoke County - Free admission brought a huge turnout to Virginia's Explore Park.
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Yesterday-- thousands turned out to take advantage of free admission at Virginia's Explore Park Living History Museum.
There were exhibits and demonstrations for folks of all ages-- as well as plenty of entertainment, recreation and educational fun.
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(( WE HOPE PEOPLE ARE GOING TO HAVE SUCH A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE THAT THEY'RE GOING TO COME BACK THAT THEY'RE GOING TO TELL THEIR FRIENDS, WHEN PEOPLE COME TO VISIT THEM, FAMILY AND FRIENDS THEY'LL BRING THEM DOWN TO THE PARK. ))
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The open house was made possible by Virginia's Explore Park and Roanoke County's Parks, Recreation and Tourism department.
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