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WATCH: The power of straight-line winds

Posted: 10:20 AM, Jun 23, 2016
Updated: 2016-06-23 16:20:37Z

A strong complex of storms rushed across Illinois, Indiana and Ohio on the night of June 22, causing a number of tornadoes and even more straight-line wind damage.

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Tornadoes typically catch all the headlines, but straight-line winds are much more common and can cause just as much damage.

Watch the video to see how.

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