High Winds Knock Out Power in at Least 6 States
High Winds almost reaching forces of a hurricane has knocked down trees and power lines in at least 6 states across the United States.
A 92 mph wind gust was recorded at Allegheny County Airport. A construction worker was killed at Staten Island when winds sent a cinder block wall down on him. Hundreds of thousands are still without power with trucks and trains tipping over in Mansfield.
About 255,000 customers were without power in alone. There were also about 52,000 outages in Michigan, more than 30,000 around Buffalo, N.Y., and about 80,000 in. Outages are also reported in Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, Indiana, Maryland and other states.
About 200 people in the county were evacuated from homes and an assisted living center because of a storm-related gas leak.
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