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Severe storms spawn tornadoes, trigger flooding

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Severe weather hammered the Midwest for two days.  (Source: CNN) Severe weather hammered the Midwest for two days. (Source: CNN)
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    EF1 tornado causes damage near Liberty

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    An EF1 tornado touched near Liberty knocking down trees and power lines Monday night. Straight line winds of up to 70 mph caused damage in Liberty.
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  • High winds, flooding strike Midwest

    High winds, flooding strike Midwest

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 2:14 AM EDT2014-07-01 06:14:21 GMT
    After tornadoes and flash floods hit the middle of the country on Sunday, residents of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Tennessee and Arkansas braced for more severe weather Monday.
    After tornadoes and flash floods hit the middle of the country on Sunday, residents of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Tennessee and Arkansas braced for more severe weather Monday.

(CNN) - Another round of severe weather hit the Midwest overnight.

Twisters and funnel clouds were spotted just a day after twin tornadoes devastated parts of Nebraska.

Storm chasers captured one of three possible tornadoes ripping through Cherry County, NE. It dropped tennis ball-sized hail.

Another immense twister was caught on video tearing through Coleridge.

Only one day after twin tornadoes, both massive and violent, barreled through the state obliterating practically everything in their paths.

But the powerful storm system reached beyond Nebraska.

Harsh thunderstorms spawned several twisters that pummeled southern Wisconsin, flattening homes into piles of rubble in Verona and Platteville.

The risk of severe weather stretched across the upper Midwest, and threatened millions of people.

Major flooding left parts of Iowa under water, with roads and homes completely submerged.

It was the same sight across parts of Minnesota and South Dakota where heavy rainfall caused substantial flooding in rivers and lakes, damaging homes, cars and businesses.

"We tried to get things as high as we could but when the water came, it came fast," said Lacee Feltman, a resident. "It was first we had an inch, then all of a sudden we had a foot, and then it was waist deep."

Many houses were surrounded by piles of sandbags up to 4 feet high, residents were only able to reach their homes by boat.

"No matter what happens here, we'll have each other and no matter what we lose, we'll still be together," a resident said.

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