1. WILD WEATHER

    Tornado Storm Rips Through Midwest

    A tree coated with ice that snapped and fell on a speed limit sign sits along 26th Street in Sioux Falls, S.D., on Wednesday, April 10, 2013. A spring storm that began Tuesday and was expected to last through Thursday wreaked havoc on roads, downed branches and knocked out power for thousands of residents. (AP Photo/Amber Hunt)

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    A multifaceted storm that ravaged the Midwest on Wednesday night has spawned from multiple tornadoes in Missouri and Arkansas into heavy snow headed for Minnesota on Thursday. There is a chance that the storm might reach southeastern North Dakota, which is prone to floods. Missouri's governor issued a state of emergency and called the National Guard into action after the storm left thousands in his state without electricity.

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