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Destructive derecho brings 100 mph winds to Iowa, blasts through Chicago along 700 mile path

The storms struck the Midwest with the ferocity of a hurricane.

chicago tornado - The Washington Post
8:11am PDT - August 11th, 2020

Over 1M lose power in Midwest after severe wind storm lasting 14 hours

More than a million residents in the Midwest woke up without power on Tuesday after a rare storm packing 100-plus mph winds barreled through Chicago and into Indiana and Michigan.

chicago tornado - NBC News
7:27am PDT - August 11th, 2020

Powerful storm causes widespread damage across the US Midwest

Winds gusting up to 160 kilometres per hour left a path of destruction.

chicago tornado - Al Jazeera English
4:00am PDT - August 11th, 2020

Watch: Rare derecho storm brings extreme weather to Midwest

From tornado-like conditions on a Chicago highway to a structure being swept off a roof, Monday's derecho brought extreme weather to a huge area of the Midwest.

chicago tornado - NBC News
1:44am PDT - August 11th, 2020

Derecho winds tear through U.S. farmland, leave 500,000-plus without power

A storm packing hurricane-force winds tore across the U.S. Midwest on Monday, causing widespread property damage in cities and rural towns and leaving more than half a million homes and businesses without power.

chicago tornado - Reuters
4:57pm PDT - August 10th, 2020

Derecho winds tear through U.S. farmland, leave 500,000-plus without power

A storm packing hurricane-force winds tore across the U.S. Midwest on Monday, causing widespread property damage in cities and rural towns and leaving more than half a million homes and businesses without power.

chicago tornado - Reuters
4:57pm PDT - August 10th, 2020

Destructive derecho, a line of storms with 100 mph winds, slams Chicago and Midwest

The long-lived storms traveled over 200 miles across the country's center, producing 60-100 mph winds, downing trees and knocking out power for millions.

chicago tornado - NBC News
3:34pm PDT - August 10th, 2020

Massive 'dragon-shaped' windstorm headed for Chicago

An enormous “derecho” storm cluster with winds up to 100mph has taken shape in the midwestern US, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake and heading straight for Chicago - as if the Windy City doesn’t have enough problems. Read Full Article at RT.com

chicago tornado - RT
3:24pm PDT - August 10th, 2020

Video shows a massive cloud of tear gas — which one reporter called 'a literal tear gas tornado' — during protests in Portland

  • A "tear gas tornado" was spotted in Portland during protests on Thursday night. Video of the event was shared by a reporter on Twitter.
  • There are reports and videos of protesters using leaf blowers against the tear gas, but reporter Robert E…

    chicago tornado - Business Insider
    9:52pm PDT - July 24th, 2020

The art of Kim Novak

The star of such classics as Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo" and "Picnic" turned her back on Hollywood in the 1960s, exchanging a movie studio for an artist's studio

chicago tornado - CBS News
7:12am PDT - July 19th, 2020

Great Lakes temperatures soar to 'basically bathwater' amid summer heat wave

If you're looking to cool off from the summer heat across the Midwest, get prepared for some rather warm water in the Great Lakes.

chicago tornado - Fox News
10:45am PDT - July 16th, 2020

Northeast braces for possible heat wave as temperatures rise throughout US

Eight states are under heat advisories Thursday.

chicago tornado - ABC News
4:51am PDT - July 16th, 2020

When football helped the healing: How Lubbock rallied around a college all-star game

Editor's note: In addition to recent interviews with participants, this story made use of contemporaneous...

chicago tornado - USA Today
3:57pm PDT - July 11th, 2020