INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - A derecho is a rare phenomena that has wind patterns similar to those of a land fallen hurricane.
It is a widespread and long lived wind storm that is associated with a band of thunderstorms.
The damage caused by a derecho can be similar to a tornado but the winds move in a straight line.
The term "straight-line wind damage" is sometimes associated with the derechos. To be classified as a derecho wind gusts must be 58 mph or stronger along the most of it's length and the length of damage must stretch 240 miles.
UPDATE 4:32 A.M.: A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 7 a.m. Monday.
Two men were arrested overnight after police say they stole a car and led officers on a chase.
Fire officials say a civilian medic was injured early Monday morning in a house fire.