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Deadly weather in Eastern US as tornadoes rip through five states

Deadly weather in Eastern US as tornadoes rip through five statesAt least five different tornadoes ripped through parts of Tennessee, Missouri and Kentucky, tearing roofs off buildings and flattening homes, as other areas experienced strong winds and flooding.



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Hurricane Harvey: Houston Struck by Tornadoes as Flooding Fears Grow

Hurricane Harvey: Houston Struck by Tornadoes as Flooding Fears GrowOfficials warned Houston residents on Saturday that the city — the nation's fourth largest — could see catastrophic flooding with some areas receiving more than three feet of rain.



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16 dead after tornadoes, floods ravage Midwest, South

16 dead after tornadoes, floods ravage Midwest, SouthST. LOUIS (AP) — Several southern states braced for more severe weather Monday in the wake of storms, tornadoes and flooding that claimed 16 lives and left authorities in Arkansas searching for two children swept away by raging waters.



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Tornadoes, storms kill nine in U.S. South

Tornadoes, storms kill nine in U.S. South(Reuters) – Tornadoes ripped through an East Texas county on Saturday evening, killing at least four people and injuring dozens of others, while high winds, falling trees and floods killed five others in neighboring states, according to news reports. Three tornadoes were confirmed by the U.S. National Weather Service in Canton, a city about 60 miles (95 kilometers) east of Dallas in Van Zandt County. The winds flipped over cars, snapped trees, destroyed houses and left roads strewn with debris and fallen power lines, according to photographs and video published by the Dallas Morning News.



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At Least Four Killed, 50 Injured As Tornadoes Rip Through Texas

At Least Four Killed, 50 Injured As Tornadoes Rip Through TexasIn east Texas, the wide path of destruction stretches for 35 miles in Van Zandt County alone. In the small town of Canton, at least four people were killed and more than 50 were hurt.



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Texas officials discuss recovery efforts after tornadoes hit

Texas officials discuss recovery efforts after tornadoes hitCanton Mayor Lou Ann Gullett Everett said search and rescue efforts were underway.



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Storms, tornadoes rake Midwest as high winds fuel prairie fires

Storms, tornadoes rake Midwest as high winds fuel prairie firesBy Timothy Mclaughlin CHICAGO (Reuters) – A line of thunderstorms packing hail and isolated tornadoes rumbled across the Midwest from Oklahoma to Minnesota on Monday as wind-fueled prairie fires forced thousands of people from their homes in Colorado and Kansas. Police and National Weather Service meteorologists reported some power outages but no initial major damage from the storms carrying winds of 60 miles per hour (96 kph) and hail 2 inches (5 cm) in diameter as they rolled east. A tornado touched down in Smithville, Missouri, a Kansas City suburb, damaging 10 to 12 homes and displacing a few families but causing no major injuries, Police Chief Jason Lockridge said.



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Tornadoes leave a basement without a house in Missouri

Tornadoes leave a basement without a house in MissouriABC News' Phillip Mena shows the devastation in Perryville, Missouri, where a house has been completely swept away by tornadoes.



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