Definition of derecho
: a large fast-moving complex of thunderstorms with powerful straight-line winds that cause widespread destruction
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A wicked derecho plowed through the Twin Cities on Sunday morning, shredding trees with severe gusts and buckets of hail.
A line of severe thunderstorms known as a derecho swept across the Upper Midwest Saturday night and Sunday accompanied by high winds and hail, causing power outages and widespread tree damage.
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