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“Derecho” Storm Hits Midwest With 100+ MPH Winds

The Weather Channel reports: Severe thunderstorms are producing widespread damaging winds across a part of the Midwest today as a derecho races eastward. A derecho is a widespread wind damage event caused by severe thunderstorms, and this one got its start in eastern Nebraska Monday morning. The complex of storms has knocked out power and caused tree damage from around …

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