Thunderstorm Wind Gusts to 70 mph Could be Derecho this Afternoon

A complex of storms coming out of the Dakotas will intensify and become a squall line with wind gusts to 70 mph. In the end if the system really gets going, it can be classified as a Derecho. Model soundings suggest winds will be gusting over 70 mph with the passage of the squall line. I expect the line of storms to go from Iowa to Kentucky before weakening. Winds of this nature can cause significant damage to trees and property.

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Great! Right through one of the major breadbaskets of the US. That’ll kick up commodity grain prices and everything associated with it that happens as forecasted.