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.
Greenfield police officers are spending their Sunday giving 41 deserving children a day out on the town for the holidays.
A winter weather advisory was issued for Wayne, Union, Switzerland, Ripley, Ohio, Franklin, Fayette and Dearborn counties on Saturday night.
IMPD officials say a 3-year-old boy has died after he was shot in the head Saturday evening.