Broken trees lying across a truck in Elmira, N.Y., after Thursday's storm.
July 27, 2012 It didn't leave behind as much destruction or as many downed power lines as the storm that rolled over states from the Midwest through the Mid-Atlantic on June 30, but some news outlets are saying the summer's second derecho struck on Thursday.
On Monday, a weed was growing through the dry earth at Marion Kujawa's pond, which he normally uses to water the cattle on his farm in Ashley, Ill.
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July 17, 2012 "Moderate to extreme" drought conditions already exist in about 55 percent of the continental U.S. No relief is in sight. There are warnings this could be one of the 10-most expensive weather disasters in U.S. history.
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Members of the Williamsburg Volunteer Fire Department were unable to find fuel at a station in Crawley, W.Va. Elsewhere, people waited in line for hours for the chance to fill up.
July 2, 2012 Fifty-three of the state's 55 counties lost power after the weekend storms. In the southeastern corner of West Virginia, locals were having to make do without electricity, fuel or, in some cases, a working bathroom. Cleanup was especially intense at the famed Greenbrier Resort, which is hosting a PGA tournament this week.
A tornado forms and touches down north of Soloman, Kan., Saturday.
April 15, 2012 The midsection of the U.S. was wracked by storms and tornadoes overnight, with forecasts of more severe weather to come. Authorities have confirmed five deaths in northwest Oklahoma, where a tornado touched down early Sunday morning.
The areas inside the red lines are where tornadoes were being reported at 11:36 a.m. ET.
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March 2, 2012 Five of the estimated 13 deaths from the tornadoes that pounded Illinois, Missouri and Tennessee on Wednesday happened on Brady Street in Harrisburg, Ill. Forecasters are warning that there could be tornadoes again today in some nearby states.
Vehicles and other possessions lie scattered in Harrisburg, Ill.
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March 1, 2012 A fourth death in Tennessee appears to have brought the toll from severe storms that swept through parts of the Midwest and South on Wednesday to at least 13.
April 29, 2011 Severe storms crashed through six states yesterday, killing more than 300 people. President Obama will visit damaged Alabama. The Endeavour shuttle launches today and President Obama and Rep. Gabby Giffords watch; political unrest in Uganda.
April 28, 2011 More than 200 people are dead because of severe weather striking the South and Mid-Atlantic U.S. Most of the fatalities are in Alabama.
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