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Severe weather targets nation's midsection

Severe weather overturned a tractor trailer in Dallas. (Source: NWS) Severe weather overturned a tractor trailer in Dallas. (Source: NWS)
High winds in Kansas knocked a train off its track on Wednesday. (Source: KWCH/CNN) High winds in Kansas knocked a train off its track on Wednesday. (Source: KWCH/CNN)
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  • Waterspouts form off NC coast

    Waterspouts form off NC coast

    Monday, July 10 2017 3:11 PM EDT2017-07-10 19:11:37 GMT
    Monday, July 10 2017 3:11 PM EDT2017-07-10 19:11:37 GMT

    There are two types of waterspouts, according to the National Ocean Service. Tornadic waterspouts are tornadoes that form over the water or move from land to water, and they have the same characteristics.

    There are two types of waterspouts, according to the National Ocean Service. Tornadic waterspouts are tornadoes that form over the water or move from land to water, and they have the same characteristics.

  • Tornado leaves behind damage in Biloxi

    Tornado leaves behind damage in Biloxi

    Wednesday, June 21 2017 7:07 PM EDT2017-06-21 23:07:07 GMT

    Tornado recovery is underway in Biloxi after a waterspout came on shore Wednesday morning.

    Tornado recovery is underway in Biloxi after a waterspout came on shore Wednesday morning.

  • Mother and daughter survive after tornado destroys their home

    Mother and daughter survive after tornado destroys their home

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    Cleanup continues following a possible tornado that left 10 miles of damage across Calhoun County.

    Cleanup continues following a possible tornado that left 10 miles of damage across Calhoun County.

(RNN) – Severe weather rumbled through the Midwest, spawning tornadoes and heavy rain from Minnesota to Texas Thursday.

No major damage or injuries have been reported after three tornadoes hit Minnesota. 

In Texas, high winds and drenching rains damaged buildings in the Dallas area and overturned at least one tractor-trailer. 

A church in West Dallas sustained substantial damage after the front wall was blown down and part of the roof ripped off.

In another West Dallas neighborhood houses were rattled and several homes were damaged by a reported tornado. Debris was tangled in power lines and trees were shred by the winds. Homes were left with leaking roofs and broken windows and doors. No major injuries were reported.

Some portions of Dallas saw more than 5 inches of rain, causing flash flooding.

Golf ball-sized hail was reported in Bell County, TX.

On Wednesday, A tornado was caught on camera in northeast Colorado, just southeast of Akron, according to CNN. Another tornado was spotted southwest of Otis, CO.

Widespread wind damage was reported in Kansas, with a train toppled in Galva, and wind gusts up to 87 mph recorded in Meade, according to the NWS.

The 2014 tornado season spun to life with deadly destruction during a multistate severe weather outbreak that started April 25 and lasted several days. Tornadoes, flooding, wind and rain caused 38 deaths and wrecked homes, businesses and infrastructure less than two weeks ago.

The weather wreaked havoc from Iowa to Florida and up the East Coast.

Near Pensacola, FL, and Mobile, AL, the water washed out roads, overran riverbanks and inundated homes.

Baltimore suffered a road collapse that swallowed cars, and heavy rain triggered a mudslide in Yonkers, NY.

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  • Earthquake kills 2 on Greek island, sends tourists panicking

    Earthquake kills 2 on Greek island, sends tourists panicking

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    A powerful earthquake sends a building crashing down on tourists at a bar on Greek holiday island of Kos and strikes panic on the nearby shores of Turkey, as 2 people killed and more than a hundred injured.
    A powerful earthquake sends a building crashing down on tourists at a bar on Greek holiday island of Kos and strikes panic on the nearby shores of Turkey, as 2 people killed and more than a hundred injured.
  • Powerful storms cause damage, flooding in Midwest

    Powerful storms cause damage, flooding in Midwest

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    Several hundred people have evacuated their homes in the small western Wisconsin community of Arcadia after heavy rain sent a creek over its banks.
    Several hundred people have evacuated their homes in the small western Wisconsin community of Arcadia after heavy rain sent a creek over its banks.
  • Family almost didn't go to creek before flooding killed 10

    Family almost didn't go to creek before flooding killed 10

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    Tragedy has left a hole in an Arizona community after a close-knit family was lost in a flash flood while celebrating a birthday.
    Tragedy has left a hole in an Arizona community after a close-knit family was lost in a flash flood while celebrating a birthday.
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