Strong winds, sometimes hurricane force winds hammered Scotland early in the week, packing speeds as high as 70mph (110 km/h.)  In most of the country the sustained speeds were between 50 and 60 mph (90-100km/h.)  This storm is blamed for the death of one truck driver and numerous air and ground traffic delays.  Meanwhile, in Palm Coast, Florida, an EF1 tornado touched down, with winds measured at 110mph (160 km/h, damaging about 170 homes, six or seven severely.

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