The storm powerful storm known as a derecho tore from eastern Nebraska across Iowa and parts of Wisconsin and Illinois, blowing over trees, flipping vehicles and causing widespread property and crop damage.
A rare storm event unfolded Monday August 10th, 2020 from South Dakota down through Iowa, Illinois and parts of Indiana before weakening. This event is known as a derecho and today's weather blog breaks down the event plus why it classified as a derecho.
A rare wind storm with power similar to an inland hurricane swept across the Midwest, blowing over trees, flipping vehicles, causing widespread property damage and leaving tens of thousands of homes without power.
Associated Press andRYAN J. FOLEY and SETH BORENSTEIN