Terri Dixon, a mail carrier from Wheaton Post Office in Montgomery County, Md., who is unaware of a tornado warning in effect in eastern Montgomery County, walks on a neighborhood lawn delivering mail, in Silver Spring, Md., Thursday, June 13, 2013, as residents take shelter. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Gallery: Storm damage across U.S.
Jun. 13, 2013 @ 05:40 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.