State regulators were left in the dark last week at the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' fall meeting in Dallas.

After more than two months without rain, Dallas was swept by a thunderstorm Sept. 12, knocking out the power in the Wyndham Anatole Hotel where the association was meeting. The strong thunderstorm interrupted electricity transmission to much of Dallas at about 2 p.m. Central time, including power for the Wyndham Anatole - the largest hotel in the southwestern United States.

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