10 things you need to know today: April 10, 2020

Severe storms hit parts of the Midwest on Thursday with high winds, hail, and tornadoes causing a few injuries and cutting power to about 100,000 people. About 36,000 still had no electricity as of late Thursday afternoon. An EF-1 tornado with winds estimated at 100 miles per hour damaged buildings in Mooresville, Indiana, just southwest of Indianapolis. The storm demolished the second floor of a vacant two-story building and blocked streets with bricks and other debris. One woman was injured when a power line fell on her car, but the state’s stay-at-home order due to the coronavirus pandemic kept most people out of the damaged area. “We have some small restaurants downtown here and folks would be in those under normal circumstances,” said Division Chief John Robinson of the Mooresville Fire Department. “Luckily, because of the virus everyone was gone.” [The Associated Press]

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