Today, July 13, marks the one-year anniversary of the devastating 70+ mph windstorm that ripped through Quincy just before 7:00 pm leaving a wave of destruction in its path and leaving the vast majority of Quincy and Adams County without power.

So what was it like having to operate a radio station in the middle of a citywide blackout? To find out, I talked with the guys down the hall that actually had to deal with it all: Jeff Dorsey, Dennis Oliver, and Michael Rose.

Here are their recollections of “The Storm” and the crazy days that followed.