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Iowans grapple with aftermath of Monday’s deadly derecho, ‘a disaster that we have never seen’ – USA TODAY

The National Guard arrived in Cedar Rapids on Friday to assist residents there after Monday’s deadly derecho storm that was like a hurricane

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A derecho storm knocked down trees and much of the city lost power in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This neighborhood is near Kennedy High School
Des Moines Register
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  • The storm had straight-line winds that reached nearly 100 mph in parts of Iowa.
  • The National Guard was scheduled to arrive in Cedar Rapids on Friday to assist residents there.
  • It was essentially like a hurricane coming through the Midwest without advance notice.

Iowans continue to deal wi…

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