Severe storms stretched across the nation this week, including a series of devastating tornadoes and catastrophic flooding in the Midwest and Great Plains. https://nbcnews.to/2HHj0jY (1/5)
At least 1 person died and 12 others were injured Monday after a tornado devastated the Dayton, Ohio, area. https://nbcnews.to/2KdFlr8 (2/5)
Erica Bohannon showed reporters her apartment on Tuesday after it was destroyed by a tornado that passed through her Ohio neighborhood the night before. Her roof was torn off while she huddled with her son and dog in a closet. https://nbcnews.to/2KdFlr8 (3/5)
Communities that have seen little rain are getting hit by historic flooding along the Arkansas River thanks to downpours that have prompted officials to pen dams to protect some cities, but inundate others with swells of water. https://nbcnews.to/2HHj0jY (4/5)
At least 7 people have died because of flooding and tornadoes across Missouri, the Highway Patrol and the state Dept. of Public Safety said.
“This is the worst I’ve seen it,” a resident said. “I think the storm drains just can’t handle it.” https://nbcnews.to/2HHj0jY (5/5)
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