In a Wednesday, June 12, 2013 photo, Manteno, Ill., firefighters enter a barn that collapsed trapping as may as 11 horses as a powerful thunderstorm swept through the area. Thunderstorms that punched through northern Illinois overnight caused significant wind damage, mainly in rural areas west and south of Chicago. (AP Photo/The Daily Journal, Mike Voss)
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.