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But all of them, in both Northern and Southern California, started during fierce windstorms.
State investigators are trying to determine whether PG&E’s power lines and poles — some of which came crashing down in a windstorm the night the fires began — sparked the flames.
Strong gusts in South Anchorage overnight led to limited reports of roof damage and power outages as a windstorm that began Wednesday night raked through the Anchorage area.
Yet, some Michiganders apparently weren’t afraid to try to get their electricity restored first after the March windstorm that knocked out power to more than a million customers across the state.
But the lights stayed on for most of Houston during Harvey, which was a stronger rain event than windstorm, which typically causes greater problems to electricity reliability.
An October windstorm pushed over trees, snapping branches, downing power lines and blocking roads.
Impact-resistant windows and hurricane shutters have become as essential as a windstorm policy.
Explain hurricanes Tell your children that a hurricane is a giant, rainy windstorm that requires a lot of caution.
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