Powerful winds wreak havoc on the west

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Nearly 200,000 people have been left with no power after the worst windstorm in a decade hit southern California, ABC Newshttp://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/violent-winds-whip-west-15078708?tab=9482931§ion=1206833 reported.

According to ABC News, winds reached 70 mph near Los Angeles and up to 150 mph in Utah and parts of Colorado. Hundreds of homes and buildings have been destroyed.

The Red Cross has opened up shelters providing food and aid to those affected by the windstorm and cleanup crews are working around the clock to fix telephone poles and clear hundred-year-old toppled trees, ABC News Reported.

According to ABC News, there are still high wind warnings and advisories for parts of California and Utah.

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