Violent storm system damages homes, downs power lines, heads east
Powerful low pressure systems in the southerns United States and over the Ohio Valley wreaked havoc across the region before moving toward the Mid-Atlantic on Monday.
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At least 9 twisters struck a large swath of the southeast and were reported in Kentucky, Tennessee, Georgia and North Carolina. Three were reports of widespread damage to trees buildings and power lines, as well as a mobile homes park.
There were reports of several injuries in the Linwood area, southwestern Davidson County, NC, and damage to about 50 homes in High Point, Piedmont Triad. In Thomasville, at least one home caught fire as a result of the storm.
The temperatures difference in the lower 48 states on Sunday was 86ºF from a low of 2ºF degrees at Yellowstone Lake, Wyoming, to a high of 88ºF at Anaheim, SoCal, National Weather Service reported.
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