The darker areas are being warned about what's coming. They're where tornadoes could occur on Saturday and into Sunday.
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April 13, 2012 Dangerous storms are expected from north central Texas up through Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri and Iowa and as far east as Wisconsin.
Nine-year-old Maddie Meek (L) and her mother Dina Meek salvaged what they could from a relative's home in Joplin earlier today (May 24, 2011).
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May 24, 2011 Already struggling to recover from Sunday's devastating tornado that killed more than 100 people, residents of Joplin, Mo., have more severe weather to worry about later today.
April 28, 2011 The National Weather Service's Storm Reports page tells a lot about how far-reaching the severe weather, which left at least 200 people dead, was on Wednesday.
April 27, 2011 The National Weather Service has issued a rare storm warning, saying the Midwest and South are at risk of deadly tornadoes today. April, 2011 could set a record for tornado activity.
Roy Williams of Westfield, Mass., shovels snow in front of his vehicle on a merge ramp on Interstate 91 southbound in Windsor, Conn., Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011.
January 12, 2011 Every state except Florida has at least some snow on the ground, according to the National Weather Service. In Massachusetts, thousands are without power because of the latest blizzard.
San Diego, Dec. 21: Flood waters rose in the San Diego River.
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December 22, 2010 While mudslides remain a serious danger, the rain should end tonight. And forecasters expect sunny skies on Thursday in Los Angeles.
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