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Tornadoes hit Iowa, Texas, South Dakota as thunderstorms drench Midwest

Tornadoes hit Iowa, Texas, South Dakota as thunderstorms drench Midwest

Severe weather continued to grip much of the nation's midsection Sunday, with thunderstorms and tornadoes keeping residents on watch. A tornado touched down in Iowa and was heading toward Lake City on Sunday evening. The town of about 1,700 is about halfway between Des Moines and Sioux City. Texas and South Dakota also experienced tornadoes, as well as heavy rainfall and baseball-size hail, and thunderstorm warnings splashed across much of the Midwest. A tornado came to Denton, Texas, on Sunday afternoon, though no injuries have been reported. It did not directly damage any structures, although it caused some trees to fall on homes, according to the Denton Police Department. ...

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