Threatening skies appear over Barrington, Ill. as severe weather approaches the Suburbs of Chicago on Wednesday, June 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Daily Herald, Bob Chwedyk)
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.