After heavy rains "Lake Exeter" forms just a mile west of town.
Exeter was under a sever thunderstorm watch on Tuesday, June 7th. Around 8:45 the siren sounded and residents were to head to shelter. The sirens sounded for about 20 minutes with no tornadoes visible in town. Funnel clouds/rotation were reported to be seen between Exeter and Cordova. Northeast of Exeter there was lots of hail on the ground along with damage to crops and structures. Rain that hit the gauge was about 2 inches to add to the inch we got on Sunday