A powerful, long lasting storm system brought wind damage, power outages and the first derecho in New Jersey since 2012. 

The first round of thunderstorms raced in from the Great Lakes, moving 75 mph at times. Wind damage has been reported from Wisconsin to the Jersey over the course of Wednesday. 

However, this is not the end of the severe weather, yet. While the severe thunderstorm watch has been cancelled, another round will be possible Wednesday afternoon, renewing wind damage concerns. All of this while the first 90 degree day of the year occurs. 

Here's what you need to know about the powerful storms Wednesday and the rest of the day to come.

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