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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.
Explain hurricanes Tell your children that a hurricane is a giant, rainy windstorm that requires a lot of caution.
Impact-resistant windows and hurricane shutters have become as essential as a windstorm policy.
The power grid turned out to be so vulnerable to windstorms that 16 million people across the southeastern United States, most of them in Florida, lost power from Hurricane Irma, a U.S. record.
Like the 2,800 homes wiped out in Santa Rosa, buildings at about 15 relatively small wineries — mainly tasting rooms and non-production facilities — took a broadside blast from a horizontal windstorm of embers.
Damage caused by a leak in the roof, or water coming in through a window could be either windstorm or homeowners insurance.
The three-year campaign was announced at a press conference this morning at the church, located at 1828 Jay St. Church officials hope to raise $1 million in the first year for the spire, which was damaged in a 2016 windstorm.
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