Gallery: Storm damage across U.S.
Jun. 13, 2013 @ 06:06 PM
A massive storm system that started in the Upper Midwest and plowed across the country was hitting the Mid-Atlantic Thursday, causing widespread power outages and flash flooding, but still largely failing to live up to its fierce billing.
Lightning erupts over downtown Chicago on Wednesday, June 12, 2013, as a line of powerful storms cross over the Midwest. A massive line of storms packing hail, lightning and tree-toppling winds began rolling through the Midwest Wednesday evening and could affect more than one in five Americans from Iowa to Maryland before subsiding. (AP Photo/Dr. Scott M. Lieberman)