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The Nation

Heavy rain and thunderstorms drenched the eastern half of the nation, flooding streets in Texas and spawning tornadoes in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Thunderstorms dumped heavy rain across the Texas Hill Country, with up to five inches reported in some sections. Knee-deep water caused several minor accidents on Interstate 35 in Austin. A number of tornadoes were reported in western Pennsylvania, where tornadoes a month ago killed dozens of persons. Tornadoes and severe thunderstorms swept across northeast Ohio.


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