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Severe weather targets nation's midsection

Severe weather overturned a tractor trailer in Dallas. (Source: NWS) Severe weather overturned a tractor trailer in Dallas. (Source: NWS)
High winds in Kansas knocked a train off its track on Wednesday. (Source: KWCH/CNN) High winds in Kansas knocked a train off its track on Wednesday. (Source: KWCH/CNN)
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  • WATCH: Tornado caught on police dash cam in AL

    WATCH: Tornado caught on police dash cam in AL

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-04-23 03:23:58 GMT
    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-04-23 03:23:58 GMT
    Foley, AL, is about 45 minutes southeast of Mobile. (Source: Foley Police Department/CNN)Foley, AL, is about 45 minutes southeast of Mobile. (Source: Foley Police Department/CNN)

    The tornado left several RVs overturned and police are checking into other damaged buildings.

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    The tornado left several RVs overturned and police are checking into other damaged buildings.

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  • National Weather Service upgrades Lynchburg tornado to an EF3

    National Weather Service upgrades Lynchburg tornado to an EF3

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:57:20 GMT
    Storm damage in Amherst County on Sunday night. (Source: Virginia State Police)Storm damage in Amherst County on Sunday night. (Source: Virginia State Police)

    The National Weather Service on Wednesday upgraded a tornado that traveled through the Lynchburg area from an EF2 to an EF3. 

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    The National Weather Service on Wednesday upgraded a tornado that traveled through the Lynchburg area from an EF2 to an EF3. 

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  • Spring storm spawns tornado that kills 1, dumps heavy snow

    Spring storm spawns tornado that kills 1, dumps heavy snow

    Monday, April 16 2018 6:40 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:40:29 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:44:03 GMT
    (Joseph Rodriguez/News & Record via AP). Wooddale Lane is blocked by a tree the day after a tornado devastated the eastern portion of the city Monday, April 16, 2018, in Greensboro, N.C.(Joseph Rodriguez/News & Record via AP). Wooddale Lane is blocked by a tree the day after a tornado devastated the eastern portion of the city Monday, April 16, 2018, in Greensboro, N.C.
    A mid-April storm that pushed across the U.S. created a tornado in the South that killed a person, coated the Upper Midwest with 2 feet of snow and eventually soaked the Northeast with rain.More >>
    A mid-April storm that pushed across the U.S. created a tornado in the South that killed a person, coated the Upper Midwest with 2 feet of snow and eventually soaked the Northeast with rain.More >>

(RNN) – Severe weather rumbled through the Midwest, spawning tornadoes and heavy rain from Minnesota to Texas Thursday.

No major damage or injuries have been reported after three tornadoes hit Minnesota. 

In Texas, high winds and drenching rains damaged buildings in the Dallas area and overturned at least one tractor-trailer. 

A church in West Dallas sustained substantial damage after the front wall was blown down and part of the roof ripped off.

In another West Dallas neighborhood houses were rattled and several homes were damaged by a reported tornado. Debris was tangled in power lines and trees were shred by the winds. Homes were left with leaking roofs and broken windows and doors. No major injuries were reported.

Some portions of Dallas saw more than 5 inches of rain, causing flash flooding.

Golf ball-sized hail was reported in Bell County, TX.

On Wednesday, A tornado was caught on camera in northeast Colorado, just southeast of Akron, according to CNN. Another tornado was spotted southwest of Otis, CO.

Widespread wind damage was reported in Kansas, with a train toppled in Galva, and wind gusts up to 87 mph recorded in Meade, according to the NWS.

The 2014 tornado season spun to life with deadly destruction during a multistate severe weather outbreak that started April 25 and lasted several days. Tornadoes, flooding, wind and rain caused 38 deaths and wrecked homes, businesses and infrastructure less than two weeks ago.

The weather wreaked havoc from Iowa to Florida and up the East Coast.

Near Pensacola, FL, and Mobile, AL, the water washed out roads, overran riverbanks and inundated homes.

Baltimore suffered a road collapse that swallowed cars, and heavy rain triggered a mudslide in Yonkers, NY.

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