Aldi in Cape Girardeau reopened after lightning strike

Aldi in Cape Girardeau reopened after lightning strike
Aldi in Cape Girardeau reopened Wednesday evening after a lightning strike affected its cash registers.

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - The Aldi in Cape Girardeau reopened on Wednesday evening after a lightning strike.

A storm moved the area on Wednesday, knocking down trees and power lines. It also closed Aldi for a few hours.

Aldi employees believe lightning struck the building. (Source: KFVS)
Aldi employees believe lightning struck the building. (Source: KFVS)

According to store manager Tyson Rayburn, lightning took out the registers between 2:45 p.m. and 3 p.m.

“We have fixed it temporarily and a permanent fix will be made on Friday,” Rayburn said about the registers.

He said the store was back open around 5:30 p.m. until regular closing time. It was also open on Thursday.

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