Slideshow: Mid-Atlantic storm damage

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Frances Lukens looks at the tangle of boards and tree limbs piercing her living room ceiling in Lynchburg, Va. on Saturday, June 30, 2012 after a huge oak tree fell directly on the house during a storm the previous night. (AP PhotoThe News & Advance, Parker Michels-Boyce)
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Marcia McCloud (right) and her great-granddaughter Makayla Milton, find some comfort together at the Red Cross cooling shelter at Sandusky Middle School in Lynchburg, Va., July 1, 2012. Milton was visiting her great-grandmother Friday when the storm hit and the two were forced to find other shelter. McCloud explained, "It's like a vacation, vacation away from home!" (AP PhotoThe News & Advance, Parker Michels-Boyce)
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Workers use a golf cart to carry branches from a tree that fell onto the 14th fairway at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, June 30, 2012, after a strong storm blew through overnight. The AT&T National golf tournament was postponed to allow workers to clear the course. (AP PhotoPatrick Semansky)
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Janet Childress smiles as an aid worker hands her a Mickey Mouse toy as she and her husband, Leonard, settle in at the cooling shelter at Sandusky Middle School in Lynchburg, Va., July 1, 2012. Preparing to spend the night, the couple were forced from their Campbell County home by the hot temperatures and lack of power. (AP PhotoThe News & Advance, Parker Michels-Boyce)
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A worker uses a chainsaw to clear a tree that fell onto the 14th fairway at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, June 30, 2012, after a strong storm blew through overnight. The AT&T National golf tournament was postponed to allow workers to clear the course. (AP PhotoPatrick Semansky)
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A worker chainsaws a tree that fell onto a tee box on the the 12th hole at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, June 30, 2012, after a strong storm blew through overnight. The AT&T National golf tournament was postponed to allow workers to clear the course. (AP PhotoPatrick Semansky)
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A tree fell on a power line on Thornrose Avenue near Gypsy Hill Park on Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Staunton, Va. Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits. (AP PhotoThe News Leader, Pat Jarrett)
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A tree toppled by severe storms sits atop a car in Washington's Dupont Circle neighborhood on Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Washington. More than two million people across the eastern U.S. lost power after violent storms and two people died, including a 90-year-old woman asleep in bed when a tree slammed into her home, a police spokeswoman said Saturday. (AP PhotoJessica Gresko)
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Mia Kivlighan inspects damage to a tree that fell outside her home on Sherwood Avenue on Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Staunton, Va. Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits. (AP PhotoThe News Leader, Pat Jarrett)
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Matt Rose helps his six-month-old son Asher walk through the cots set up at Kate Collins Middle School on Sunday, July 1, 2012, in Waynesboro, Va. The school served as a Red Cross cooling station after a severe storm left hundreds of thousands of customers without power. (AP PhotoThe Daily News Leader, Pat Jarrett) NO SALES
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Utility workers secure power lines on a pole as their team repairs lines downed by fallen trees in Springfield, Va., Sunday, July 1, 2012. A severe storm late Friday, June 29th knocked out power to approximately one million residents, traffic signals and businesses in the Washington, DC region. (AP PhotoCliff Owen)
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A fallen tree blocks the sidewalk and damages a park vehicle in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, Saturday, June 30, 2012. Violent evening storms following a day of triple-digit temperatures wiped out power to more than 2 million people across the eastern United States. (AP PhotoPablo Martinez Monsivais)
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Pastor Robert Putt leads his congregation through a service in the dark in the basement at West Lynchburg Baptist Church in Lynchburg, Va., July 1, 2012. Along with most of the rest of the city, the church was without power Sunday morning and the main floor sanctuary, he felt, would get too hot for the comfort of those who came. "In the early days of the church, they met in homes and caves, like this. So this is just retro," said Putt. (AP PhotoThe News & Advance, Parker Michels-Boyce)
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A Lynchburg City worker ties power lines above a traffic signal at Oakley and Memorial Avenues, July 1, 2012. Two days after storms tore across the eastern U.S., power outages were forcing people to get creative to stay cool in dangerously hot weather. Temperatures approached 100 degrees in many storm-stricken areas, and utility officials said the power will likely be out for several more days. (AP PhotoThe News & Advance, Parker Michels-Boyce)
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In this photo taken Friday, June 29, 2012 shows a brick wall from the second story of the Christie's on the Square store in Columbus Grove, Ohio. The bricks fell on and crushed two vehicles as strong winds tore through the region Friday afternoon. (AP PhotoThe Lima News, Jay Sowers)
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Lou Mammucari talks on a cell phone next to a tree on his front lawn which was uprooted by a severe storm, at his home on Wilmont Avenue in Somers Point, N.J., Sunday, July 1, 2012. Clean up continues after the severe weekend thunderstorms that damaged the area. (AP PhotoThe Press of Atlantic City, Ben Fogletto)
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An American Beech tree is down on Capitol Hill grounds in Washington Saturday, June 30, 2012 across the U.S. Supreme Court after a powerful storm swept across the Washington region late Friday. Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits. (AP PhotoManuel Balce Ceneta)
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Lighting flashes Saturday morning, June, 30, 2012 in Hebron Md.. Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits. (AP photo by Salisbury Daily Times, Kristin Roberts)
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Andre Keays, of Falls Church, Va., left., pick-up free ice at a Harris Teeter grocery store in Alexandria, Va., Sunday, July 1, 2012. The number of Virginians without electricity following the recent storm is coming down. About 769,500 customers of the state's two major electric utilities, Dominion and Appalachian Power, remained without service Saturday afternoon. That's down from a peak of more than 1.2 million earlier in the day. (AP PhotoCliff Owen)
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A two-alarm fire started by a lightning strike from a thunderstorm late Friday night engulfs a home north of Frederick, Md., early Saturday, June 30, 2012. The fire was reported at about 11:45 p.m., Friday during a storm system that went through the area. There were numerous reports of trees and power lines down in the area from the storms. (AP PhotoThe Frederick News-Post, Sam Yu)
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A worker uses a chainsaw to clear branches from a tree that fell onto the 14th fairway at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, June 30, 2012, after a strong storm blew through overnight. The AT&T National golf tournament was postponed to allow workers to clear the course. More than two million people across the eastern U.S. lost power after violent storms and two people died, including a 90-year-old woman asleep in bed when a tree slammed into her home, a police spokeswoman said Saturday. (AP PhotoPatrick Semansky)
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Mike Wolfe's pick-up truck lies under a fallen tree in front of his house after a severe storm in Falls Church, Va., Saturday, June 30, 2012. Wolfe's daughter Samanth Wolfe created the for sale sign as a joke. (AP PhotoCliff Owen)

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