The Derecho has Officially Been Declared as a ‘Billion-Dollar Disaster”
According to the National Weather Service in Des Moines, the August 10th Derecho has been officially declared as a 'Billion-Dollar" Disaster.
So far this year the US has seen 16 disasters each resulting in damages of over a billion dollars.
The Derecho was one of FOUR 'Billion-Dollar' events that took place in August. Having four weather disasters occur in one month has only happened a few other times in history.
Read more HERE from NOAA.
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