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Musicians play in 2016 on a front porch by Lawrence Park in Morgan City during the inaugural Porch Fest. The second annual Porch Fest will be held Saturday from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (The Daily Review/Shea Drake)

Second 'Porch Fest' to benefit playground

The second annual Porch Fest will offer a full day of music in and around Lawrence Park in Morgan City, while also serving as a fundraiser to build a new playground at the park.

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Many streets in the Tri-City area were inundated with water as just under 4 inches of rain was reported in the Morgan City area. Drivers like the one shown on Federal Avenue in Morgan City proceeded with caution. (The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears)

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A tree hit at house at 311 Wise St. in Morgan City cause minor roof damage. (The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears)

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In Bayou Vista, marble-size hail pelted down at 7:14 p.m. and lasted about 1 minute. Hail was reported throughout St. Mary Parish as Wednesday’s storm hit. (The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears)

Bad storm, close call

Severe storms swept across St. Mary Parish Wednesday, but much of the area escaped major damage from those storms.



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