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Wind Storm Worst Since 1974
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We now have an estimate of storm damage from the 70 mile an hour winds that pummeled Ohio September 14th. The estimate confirms it was the worst storm since the 1974 Zenia tornado. The Ohio Insurance Institute surveyed 24 major insurers about their losses. Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen got the numbers from spokesman Mitch Wilson. Wilson says the damage estimate is 553 million dollars in insured losses. To listen to the full interview, click on the icon.