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Derecho Takeaway: How to Prepare for Long Power Outages

A while back, we shared a suburban Washington, D.C., derecho story. The June 29th storm raced from northern Indiana to the southern Mid-Atlantic coast in just 12 hours, leaving a 700-mile trail of destruction and plunging an estimated five million people into darkness. Among them was Patrick Wingfield, who lives 20 miles outside Sistersville, West […]