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Strong storms march toward East Coast after killing 3 and tearing apart homes

Tornado - NBC News

A vast storm system that spawned tornadoes and killed three people marched toward the East Coast on Friday, delivering spring snow and ice to New England and promising to drench some of the country’s most populous cities. On Thursday, storms tore through the Great Plains, Midwest and South.


Deadly storms wreak havoc in US

Overturned Truck

A massive storm system brings mayhem to a swathe of the US South, leaving two people dead and thousands of households without electricity. One person died when an apparent twister hit the state of Georgia, overturning cars on a motorway.


Snowstorm heads east after South twisters; 3 dead

Snow Storm

An enormous storm system that dumped snow and sleet on the nation's midsection and unleashed damaging tornadoes around the Deep South has begun punching its way toward the Northeast, slowing holiday travel.


Twisters kill 5 in Oklahoma; tear through Kansas, Iowa


More than 200 emergency officials descended on a small Oklahoma town Sunday to help conduct door-to-door searches -- and make sure the death toll from suspected tornadoes didn't grow.


Tornadoes' death toll mounts; rescue efforts underway


The death toll slowly rose Saturday from a series of tornadoes that churned through ten states Friday, leaving behind a battered path of death and destruction.


Storms in the Midwest Kill at Least 9

Midwest Storms

A powerful system that produced multiple reports of tornadoes early Wednesday laid waste to small towns in Illinois and Kansas while also roughing up the resort town of Branson, Mo.


Storms sweep across Southeast, damaging homes and businesses; 4 dead, more than dozen injured

A strong storm system that produced several possible tornadoes hit the Southeast on Wednesday, damaging dozens of homes and buildings. At least four people were killed and more than a dozen others were injured. Suspected tornadoes were reported in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and South Carolina, and thousands of people were without power as trees and power lines were downed.


Tornadoes Strike in Oklahoma and Texas

Tornadoes Strike in Oklahoma and Texas

At least 2 people were killed in central Oklahoma in an outbreak of tornadoes, while other funnel clouds were reported near Dallas and Fort Worth.


Tornado devastates Joplin, Missouri, leaves 89 dead

Tornado devastates Joplin, Missouri, leaves 89 dead

Tornadoes tore through parts of the U.S. Midwest on Sunday, killing at least 30 people in the Missouri town of Joplin and causing one death in Minneapolis as well as causing extensive property damage.


Tornado kills man, destroys 20 homes in Kan. town

Tornado kills man, destroys 20 homes in Kan. town

A tornado swept through a small eastern Kansas town, killing one person and destroying at least 20 homes, as severe thunderstorms pelted the region with hail that some residents said was the size of baseballs, authorities said early Sunday.


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