Must be in reference to its size and not its intensity.
One talking head stated that in order to fly from one side of the storm to the other would take 2 and a half hours.
Alerts are also up for the Great Lakes with waves projected to reach 22 feet around Lake Michigan just off Chicago and 25 feet in Huron, Erie and Ontario.
I was just thinking the same thing. But, I’m here in it (not on the coast) and the derecho was much worse. I guess we will see... the day is still young and then there is tomorrow. I hope I don’t eat my words.