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Acuity's American flag rips in heavy winds after Tuesday night storms

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Posted at 6:03 AM, Jun 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-03 13:07:06-04

SHEBOYGAN (NBC 26) -- Acuity Health in Sheboygan is known for their large American flag.

Thunderstorms with heavy winds rolled through several communities causing damage to property and even ripping the Acuity Flag Tuesday night. The flag is the largest free-flying American flag in the world, according to the insurer's website.

The flag is 70- by 140-foot, weighs 340 pounds and is 9,800 square-feet.

Later on Wednesday, Acuity replaced the flag with a new one.