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July 19, 2012
Joanne Rathe/Globe Staff
A garage on Tufts Street in Arlington, which had a Lexus inside, was smashed during Wednesday's storms.
A large section of a tree fell in front of the Hardy School on Lake Street in Arlington.
Toppled trees made the Minuteman Bike path near Lake Street impassable.
A garage was completely smashed on Harlow Street in Arlington.
On Thursday, officials in Arlington worked to remove trees that fell when an apparent microburst hit the city during Wednesday's storms.
Only a stump remained from a tree that fell on a car in Arlington.
Large sections of a tree fell on Lake Street in Arlington.
A tree fell onto a home on Margaret Street in Arlington.
Traffic contended with high water on Route 1 in Saugus Wednesday afternoon.
A car was stuck in water on a road in Malden on Wednesday as thunderstorms brought flooding to the area.
Jonathan Wiggs for the Boston Globe
Austin Esmond took advantage of deep water to catch a ride on the Boston Common.
Essdras M. Suarez/globe staff
Rebecca Revenel of Boston kept herself and her four-month-old son Silas Revenel dry .
Severe thunderstorms rolled across the state Wednesday, tossing lightning, hurling hail, and dousing the area with heavy rain.
Forecasters said had predicted that areas south of the Massachusetts Turnpike would likely be hit the hardest.