What is a derecho?

Published On: Jun 13 2013 10:27:06 AM CDT

Duh-what-choo? Find out more about the possible derecho threatening millions of Americans.

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The prime season for derechos runs from May to August. Early-season hot spots are Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Arkansas. Later in the season, the potential shifts to southern Minnesota, the Great Lakes and the Ohio Valley region. 

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