On August 10, 1996, a massive power outage struck Western North America, knocking out power in several U.S. states, two Canadian provinces and Baja California during a heat wave. 365 more words
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DECORAH, Iowa – Storms that swept through North Iowa Thursday picked up steam as they headed to Decorah, and left severe damage behind.
According to the Decorah Police Department, the storm knocked down many trees and utility lines and caused significant property damage. 34 more words
WINNIPEG — Manitoba Hydro is sending out crews Thursday morning, to try and clean up the damage from a storm that ripped through parts of the province. 132 more words
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Among the 16 people who were killed in a hot air balloon crash over the weekend were a couple celebrating their 17th wedding anniversary, a researcher whose work focused on treating burn victims and a woman who took her mother as a belated Mother’s Day gift, grieving family members said. 756 more words