Storm damage across United States

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Friends and family sift through debris at the home of Daniel Wassom after is was destroyed by a tornado, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Vilonia, Ark. Wassom died in the tornado trying to shield a family member. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
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An American flag flies from a broken electrical pole along Highway 64 in Vilonia, Ark., on Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado struck the town Sunday evening. Vilonia was hit hard Sunday after a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP PhotoKaren E. Segrave)
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People walk between two destroyed houses in Mayflower, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left at least 17 dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP PhotoDanny Johnston)
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Ambulances gather outside the Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Miss., Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado hit the small hospital as well as several homes in the community. At least three tornados flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and injured numerous people in Mississippi and Alabama as a massive, dangerous storm system passed over several states in the South. (AP PhotoRogelio V. Solis)
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Seventeen year-old Deanna Locke and her siblings including, from left, Charlotte, 13 Drew, 9 and Trinity, 11 examine a downed tree across the street from their home in Tupelo, Miss., after a suspected tornado moved through town earlier on Monday, April 28, 2014.( AP PhotoJim Lytle)
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Drew Thomas looks through debris at the home of Ryan Henry after it was destroyed by a tornado, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Vilonia, Ark. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
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Residents walk along a street in Tupelo, Miss., Monday, April 28, 2014. Tornados flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and injured numerous people in Mississippi and Alabama on Monday as a massive, dangerous storm system passed over several states in the South, threatening additional twisters as well as severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods. (AP PhotoThe Daily Mississippian, Thomas Graning)
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Leah, daughter of Jon Zieske, looks for belongings at her father's house in Paron, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado. A storm system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP PhotoChristina Huynh)
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A damage building is seen in Tupelo, Miss. Monday, April 28, 2014. Tornados flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and injured numerous people in Mississippi and Alabama on Monday as a massive, dangerous storm system passed over several states in the South, threatening additional twisters as well as severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods. (AP PhotoThe Daily Mississippian, Ignacio Murillo)
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A worker takes photos of buildings damaged by a tornado along Gloucester Street in Tupelo, Miss., Monday, April 28, 2014. Tornados flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and injured numerous people in Mississippi and Alabama on Monday as a massive, dangerous storm system passed over several states in the South, threatening additional twisters as well as severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods. (AP PhotoThe Daily Mississippian, Thomas Graning)
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A resident walks under damaged power lines after a tornado in Baxter Springs, Kan., Monday, April 28, 2014. Sunday's tornado injured 25 people and damaged dozens of buildings. (AP PhotoOrlin Wagner)
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Residents and friends sift through debris after a tornado struck the area, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Vilonia, Ark. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
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Tornado damaged automobiles clutter the parking lot of the Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Miss., Monday, April 28, 2014. The facility, its parking lot and a neighboring nursing home were among the properties heavily damaged by a tornado. Tornados flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and injured numerous people in Mississippi and Alabama on Monday as a massive, dangerous storm system passed over several states in the South, threatening additional twisters as well as severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods. (AP PhotoRogelio V. Solis)
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Buildings are damaged along Gloucester Street after a tornado in Tupelo, Miss., Monday, April 28, 2014. Tornados flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and injured numerous people in Mississippi and Alabama on Monday as a massive, dangerous storm system passed over several states in the South, threatening additional twisters as well as severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods. (AP PhotoThe Daily Mississippian, Thomas Graning)
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Justin Shaw, left, helps Nick Conway erect a flag pole at his home that was destroyed by a tornado, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Vilonia, Ark. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
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Buildings are damaged along Gloucester Street after a tornado in Tupelo, Miss., Monday, April 28, 2014.T ornados flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and injured numerous people in Mississippi and Alabama on Monday as a massive, dangerous storm system passed over several states in the South, threatening additional twisters as well as severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods. (AP PhotoThe Daily Mississippian, Thomas Graning)
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Dead and injured cattle lay in a field near Vilonia, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014. A tornado's path ran through the field late Sunday. (AP PhotoDanny Johnston)
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Justin Shaw, left, helps Nick Conway erect a make-shift flag pole at his home that was destroyed by a tornado, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Vilonia, Ark. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
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Torn tree tops and damaged trucks are evidence of the tornado that hit Four Corners, Miss., Monday, April 28, 2014. Tornados flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and injured numerous people in Mississippi and Alabama on Monday as a massive, dangerous storm system passed over several states in the South, threatening additional twisters as well as severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods. (AP PhotoRogelio V. Solis)
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A tornado-damaged home awaits clean up and repairs after a Sunday tornado in Baxter Springs, Kan., Monday, April 28, 2014. Sunday's tornado damaged dozens of buildings and injured at least 25 people. (AP PhotoOrlin Wagner)
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Debris lies near homes in the Clements community west of Athens, Ala., after a tornado on Monday, April 28, 2014. Local officials reported six deaths in Alabama from the tornado. State emergency officials could not immediately confirm those deaths. Thousands of customers were without power in Alabama and Kentucky, where severe storms caused widespread damages. (AP PhotoThe Decatur Daily, Brennen Smith)
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Jimmy Sullinger, sits and watches lightning as a storm approaches the gas station where he works on Monday, April 28, 2014, in Berry, Ala. Tornados flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and injured numerous people in Mississippi and Alabama on Monday as a massive, dangerous storm system passed over several states in the South, threatening additional twisters as well as severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods. (AP PhotoButch Dill)
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Sherry Lee holds a garnet necklace that was found in what was left in her home on Cemetery Street on Monday, April 28, 2014 after tornado struck her hometown of Vilonia, Ark., on Sunday evening. Lee said her mother gave the necklace to her great-grandaughter and it was hanging in her bedroom closet. Vilonia was hit hard Sunday after a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said.. (AP PhotoKaren E. Segrave)
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Terry Scheske, left and his wife Julia begin cleaning up their yard in Tupelo, Miss, after a tornado touched down on Monday, April 28, 2014.(AP PhotoJim Lytle)
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A row of lightly damages houses, top, face destroyed homes in a Vilonia, Ark., neighborhood Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado struck the town late Sunday, killing at least 16 people. (AP PhotoDanny Johnston)
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Parts of trees and a utility pole lies across a road in the Clements community west of Athens, Ala., after a tornado on Monday, April 28, 2014. Local officials reported six deaths in Alabama from the tornado. State emergency officials could not immediately confirm those deaths. Thousands of customers were without power in Alabama and Kentucky, where severe storms caused widespread damages. (AP PhotoThe Decatur Daily, Brennen Smith)
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A house is damaged near a flattened truck in Four Corners, Miss., Monday, April 28, 2014. Tornados flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and injured numerous people in Mississippi and Alabama on Monday as a massive, dangerous storm system passed over several states in the South, threatening additional twisters as well as severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods. (AP PhotoRogelio V. Solis)
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Raella Faulkner, at left, and Bobby McElroy survey what's left of their home Monday, April 28, 2014 after a tornado struck the town of Vilonia, Ark. late Sunday. The couple rode out the storm safely in a nearby storm shelter. Vilonia was hit hard Sunday after a tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left more than a dozen dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP PhotoKaren E. Segrave)
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Destiny Simmons sits in the rubble of her home that was destroyed by a tornado as she talks on a cell phone, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Vilonia, Ark. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
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Swan Creek Community residents check the weather from the underground shelter in Limestone County, south of Athens, Ala., Monday, April 28, 2014. Tornadoes flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and bent telephone poles into 45-degree angles as they barreled through the South on Monday. (AP PhotoThe Decatur Daily, Jeronimo Nisa)
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A building is damaged in Tupelo, Miss. Monday, April 28, 2014. Tornados flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and injured numerous people in Mississippi and Alabama on Monday as a massive, dangerous storm system passed over several states in the South, threatening additional twisters as well as severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods. (AP PhotoThe Daily Mississippian, Ignacio Murillo)
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A building is damaged in Tupelo, Miss. Monday, April 28, 2014. Tornados flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and injured numerous people in Mississippi and Alabama on Monday as a massive, dangerous storm system passed over several states in the South, threatening additional twisters as well as severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods. (AP PhotoThe Daily Mississippian, Ignacio Murillo)
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Two men stand in front of a destroyed house in Mayflower, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left at least 17 dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP PhotoDanny Johnston)
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Constance Lambert embraces her dog after finding it alive when returning to her destroyed home in Tupelo, Miss., Monday, April 28, 2014. Lambert was at an event away from her home when the tornado struck and rushed back to check on her pets. (AP PhotoThe Commercial Appeal, Brad Vest)
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Houses are destroyed in Mayflower, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left at least 17 dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP PhotoDanny Johnston)
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A Highway Police car patrols a neighborhood in Mayflower, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014. A tornado struck the town late Sunday. (AP PhotoDanny Johnston)
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Friends and family sift through debris at the home of Daniel Wassom after is was destroyed by a tornado, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Vilonia, Ark. Wassom died in the tornado trying to shield a family member. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
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Friends and family sift through debris at the home of Daniel Wassom after his house was destroyed by a tornado, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Vilonia, Ark. Wassom died in the tornado trying to shield a family member. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
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Nick Conway surveys his tornado destroyed home, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Vilonia, Ark. Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe has asked for a Major Disaster Declaration for Faulkner County, which was hit hardest by a deadly tornado that rolled through the state. (AP PhotoEric GayAP PhotoEric Gay)
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Workers flip a fallen wall as they search through homes destroyed by a tornado, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Vilonia, Ark. Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe has asked for a Major Disaster Declaration for Faulkner County, which was hit hardest by a deadly tornado that rolled through the state. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
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Greg Lunsford photographs a home destroyed by a tornado in his neighborhood, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Vilonia, Ark. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
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Buildings are damaged along Gloucester Street after a tornado in Tupelo, Miss., Monday, April 28, 2014.T ornados flattened homes and businesses, flipped trucks over on highways and injured numerous people in Mississippi and Alabama on Monday as a massive, dangerous storm system passed over several states in the South, threatening additional twisters as well as severe thunderstorms, damaging hail and flash floods. (AP PhotoThe Daily Mississippian, Thomas Graning)
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An SUV is covered by debris from a tornado in Baxter Springs, Kan., Monday, April 28, 2014. Sunday's tornado damaged dozens of buildings and injured at least 25 people. (AP PhotoOrlin Wagner)
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Traffic passes on Interstate 40 between destroyed businesses in Mayflower, Ark., Monday, April 28, 2014, after a tornado struck the town late Sunday. A tornado system ripped through several states in the central U.S. and left at least 16 dead in a violent start to this year's storm season, officials said. (AP PhotoDanny Johnston)
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Connie Krehel looks through debris after her home was hit by a tornado, Monday, April 28, 2014, in Vilonia, Ark. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
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Jodi Walls pushes a box of belongings out of a friends house while cleaning up after a large tornado made its way along Clayton Ave in Tupelo, Miss., Monday, April 28, 2014. (AP PhotoThe Commercial Appeal, Brad Vest)

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