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20 April 2011
70 MPH Winds Rake Midwest
70 mph winds approach Memphis late Tuesday. Notice the bow shape of the line of storms. Yet another band of severe storms has caused widespread damage across the Eastern U.S. The event late Tuesday was composed primarily of damaging straight-line winds with a few strong tornadoes. Memphis was hit with winds up to 70 mph, (around 10 PM) and when the line hit Jackson TN an hour later, a gust …