Several long-lived supercell thunderstorms cranked out destructive tornado families across the Midwest from late Tuesday into Wednesday morning. At least 3 deaths had been reported, and the wind-packing storms continued on Wednesday, threatening the mid-Atlantic states. One of Tuesday's major tornado-producing storms followed a path eerily reminiscent of the nation's deadliest tornado on record. [...]
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