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Chicago, Milwaukee metro areas at risk for damaging derecho

AccuWeather meteorologists warn that atmospheric conditions may allow for a fast-moving high-wind event that could roar from Wisconsin to Ohio at midweek and impact the metro areas of Chicago and Milwaukee Wednesday evening. The repetitive pattern of severe weather forecast for portions of the north-central United States this week includes...
CHICAGO, IL
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Leftover Midwestern derecho could bring strong storms to DC Thursday

WASHINGTON - Residents of the Mid-Atlantic are bracing for severe weather ahead of a destructive windstorm that's expected to move toward the region Thursday. The so-called derecho, or an arcing squall line bowed outwards by widespread damaging winds, is moving across the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley early this morning.
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mprnews.org

Rare 'PDS' damaging derecho tears through Wisconsin

A well-advertised storm system finally erupted with Thursday evening across Wisconsin and parts of eastern Minnesota. The potential volatility of the system prompted a rare Particularly Dangerous Situation Severe thunderstorm watch from NOAA’s Storm Prediction Center. The most severe storms favored Wisconsin Wednesday evening. But a few strong storms and...
WISCONSIN STATE

Derecho could hit Chicago tonight, bringing strong winds and potential damage. Move that lawn furniture inside.

“Particularly damaging” storms could hit Chicago late Wednesday night after tracking a path across parts of the Midwest, according to the National Weather Service. A derecho, a storm cluster with winds of up to 100 mph that lasts for at least 250 miles, is predicted to move in its classic bowed or concave shape from northern and east central Minnesota into the northern and east central ...
CHICAGO, IL
Washington Post

Violent thunderstorms, derecho possible in Upper Midwest Wednesday night

6:20 p.m. — Storms forecast to initiate mostly after sunset in northwest Wisconsin Wednesday and then surge southeast overnight. Forecast models suggest a complex of strong to severe storms will erupt in northwest Wisconsin around 8 or 9 p.m. local time before sweeping southeast across the state, reaching Green Bay around midnight and Madison and Milwaukee with a few hours after that. During the predawn hours Thursday, the storms are projected to barrel across the southern half of Michigan arriving in northern Ohio by sunrise. Chicago is still forecast to be right on the periphery of the storm complex and it’s not clear whether it will be clipped or missed overnight.
ENVIRONMENT
WISN

What is a derecho?

MILWAUKEE — There is the possibility Wisconsin could see a rare weather event Wednesday night or Thursday morning. A derecho has the potential to develop and move across the state. The storm has power similar to an inland hurricane. It's capable of blowing down trees, flipping vehicles, causing widespread property...
MILWAUKEE, WI
thegazette.com

Iowans should be aware of deadlines for filing derecho damage claims

As the anniversary of the Aug. 10, 2020, derecho approaches, the Iowa Insurance Division encourages Iowans to be aware of deadlines for filing insurance claims and to seek extensions if needed. “We encourage Iowans to continue to work with their insurance company and agent as they move through the insurance...
IOWA STATE
theperrynews.com

Replace trees through Derecho Community Forestry Grant Program

DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Legislature appropriated state infrastructure funds to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) to be used for a community-based tree planting program for derecho recovery. The Derecho Community Forestry Grant Program provides reimbursable grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to be used for the...
DES MOINES, IA
kscj.com

DERECHO RELIEF MAY FINALLY BE COMING TO IOWA FARMERS

AFTER MONTHS OF ADVOCATING FOR IOWA PRODUCERS IN NEED OF ADDITIONAL HELP DUE TO DERECHO-RELATED LOSSES IN 2020, REPUBLICAN IOWA CONGRESSMAN RANDY FEENSTRA GOT LANGUAGE INCLUDED IN THE HOUSE WILDFIRE AND HURRICANE INDEMNITY PROGRAM REAUTHORIZATION BILL TO COVER DAMAGE FROM HIGH WIND STORMS:. DERECHO1 OC……LIKE DERECHOS. :16. THAT DERECHO HAMMERED...
IOWA STATE
kiwaradio.com

Feenstra Says Derecho Relief In House Ag Bill

Statewide Iowa — Congressman Randy Feenstra has gotten language included in a House ag bill for wildfires and hurricanes that would also cover the 2020 derecho-related losses. Feenstra has been pushing for several months to get the derecho coverage after the derecho caused the loss of 850-thousand acres of crops.
HULL, IA
thegazette.com

Marion’s derecho recovery cost less than initially estimated

MARION — Marion’s cost of recovery from last year’s derecho is $11 million less than an earlier estimate. In late January, the city estimated the cost of derecho cleanup would be up to $43 million. This week, a new estimate put the cost at around $32 million, City Manager Lon...
MARION, IA
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