Saturday, June 30, 2012


  • WASHINGTON -- A fast-moving, aggressive thunderstorm system known as a derecho is headed toward the nations capital and is poised to cause severe wind damage.
  • (Huffington Post)
  • A meteorological phenomenon known as a progressive derecho, or a line of thunderstorms with a long history of producing damaging winds in excess of 60 MPH, is about to tear through the state of Ohio.
  • Mondays widespread destructive wind-storm in the form of a derecho left tens of thousands without power and at least one person dead in Mississippi.
  • (Examiner)
  • Associated with a larger complex of storms, a derecho, moving through Virginia the strong winds raced southeast away from the parent storm. The severe winds in the Triad, however, were associated with what is called a gust front.
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  • The National Weather Services in Cleveland, Wilmington, and Pittsburgh confirmed that the bow line derecho that moved through the buckeye state packed large hail and strong winds of over 70 miles per hour.
  • (Examiner)
  • Downed trees and other damage in eastern Goochland and western Hanover counties was caused not by a storm called a derecho but by straight winds, the service said. "We mislabeled that," said John Billet, a weather service meteorologist in Wakefield.
  • (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
  • Los militares que sustituyeron a Hosni Mubarak hace 16 meses se adjudicaron la semana pasada el cometido de legisladores, el derecho a detener civiles, controlar la redacción de una nueva carta magna y quitarle al próximo presidente muchos poderes.
  • (YAHOO!)
  • The numbers are staggering early on this Saturday morning — an estimated 3.5 million without power (and growing) from an especially intense and long-lived derecho event — a windstorm generated over a large distance by a bowing line of thunderstorms.
  • (Roanoke Times)
  • No está permitido verter comentarios contrarios a las leyes españolas o injuriantes. Reservado el derecho a eliminar los comentarios que consideremos fuera de tema.
  • (Diario AS)

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