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Warren Kunkle shares the following pictures of the WVAH/WKLC tower failure February 19, 2003, by way of Steve Clawson

Cameron Smith (WDGG) was heard to remark "What was 1660 feet, is now 2 feet HAG (Height Above Grass)"

Pictures from WVAH/WKLC, Charleston, WV

On Wednesday, February 19, 2003, a strong storm moved through Charleston, WV. The ice load became too much, and took down at least two towers. WVAH is a Fox affiliate, WKLC is "Rock 105."  This may have been the tallest tower in West Virginia.

The ice was just "little" cubes.

2' HGL