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    REPORTS: Another Round of Storms Threatens Plains, Southeastern US

    By By Mark Leberfinger, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
    June 21, 2014, 1:18:20 AM EDT

    Update at 3:15 a.m. CDT Friday: This blog is no longer live, as the severe threat has ended. Detailed reports of the event can be found below.


    Severe thunderstorms produced tornadoes across the upper Plains on Thursday, especially in Minnesota.

    There were nine tornado reports from Minnesota, including four in Swift County. There were no reports of injuries, and minor damage was reported.

    Tornadoes were also reported in Indiana and South Dakota.

    Although the severe weather was not as widespread as recent days, storms caused flooding, power outages to thousands and created numerous flight delays. A landslide occurred near the West Bank campus of the University of Minnesota Medical Center, where no one was injured but a highway was closed as a result.

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    The next set of showers and thunderstorms will come this weekend for areas from the Midwest to parts of the southern mid-Atlantic and the South.


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    UPDATES: (All times are listed in Central time)

    1:57 a.m. CDT Friday: Flooding is occurring in northern St. Louis and northern Koochiching counties, Minnesota, emergency management reports.

    1:46 a.m. CDT Friday: Minor to major flooding reported in parts of southern Minnesota and northern Iowa:

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    1:30 a.m. CDT Friday: 6.28 inches of rain have fallen from a storm at Brackettville, Texas, according to Mesonet.

    1:21 a.m. CDT Friday: 6,500 Duke Energy Progress customers in North Carolina are without power, the utility said.

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    12:59 a.m. CDT Friday: Flooding and roads closed in Maverick and southern Kinney counties in Texas, law enforcement reports.

    12:36 a.m. CDT Friday: 2.24 inches of rain fell since 7:45 pm CDT Thursday, 1 mile southwest of Brackettville, Texas, according to Mesonet.

    12:30 a.m. CDT Friday: Flooding concerns in southern Texas:

    12:03 a.m. CDT Friday: Minneapolis set two rain records on June 19 with 4.13 inches. It shatters the daily record, which was 2.44 inches, set in 1954. It also broke the record for a calendar day in June; the old record was 3.48 inches, set on June 29, 1877.

    11:40 p.m. CDT Thursday: A landslide occurred Thursday night near the West Bank campus of the University of Minnesota Medical Center, Fox 9 in Minneapolis reported. No injuries were reported, but 20 people were evacuated from a nearby building.

    11:23 p.m. CDT Thursday: More than 48 volunteers assisted St. Louis Park, Minnesota, officials with sandbagging operations in their city on Thursday. Water is expected to rise along Minnehaha Creek for the next several days, officials said.

    11:19 p.m. CDT Thursday: 1.45 inches of rain in 75 minutes, 2 miles west of Rochester, Illinois, reports Mesonet.

    11:05 p.m. CDT Thursday: 0.60 inches of rain fell in 20 minutes at the Logan County Airport, Lincoln, Illinois, according to Mesonet.

    10:49 p.m. CDT Thursday: More than 1,200 flights have been canceled and another 9,000 delayed in the United States, FlightStats reports.

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    10:45 p.m. CDT Thursday: 60 mph gust recorded 6 miles northwest of White River Lake, Texas, reports Mesonet.

    10:35 p.m. CDT Thursday: More than 2,500 South Carolina power customers without service, utilities report.

    10:29 p.m. CDT Thursday: Flooding earlier Thursday in Indianapolis, Indiana:

    10:26 p.m. CDT Thursday: Flooding on Texas Highway 62/180, west of Hobbs, Texas, law enforcement reports.

    10:20 p.m. CDT Thursday: Storms continue to cause flight delays at O'Hare and Midway airports in Chicago, the FAA said.

    10:02 p.m. CDT Thursday: 1.16 inches of rain fell in 45 minutes at the Waukegan Regional Airport in Illinois, reports Mesonet.

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    9:53 p.m. CDT Thursday: More than 1,000 west Texas power customers are without service at this time, utilities report.

    9:41 p.m. CDT Thursday: 2.35 inches of rain fell since 6:45 p.m. CDT, 4 miles west-northwest of Sickles, Oklahoma, according to Mesonet.

    9:39 p.m. CDT Thursday: More Oklahoma flooding reported:

    9:36 p.m. CDT Thursday: Water rescue occurred as vehicle was stuck in a ditch off Highway 58, 7 miles south of Hydro, Oklahoma, emergency management said.

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    9:27 p.m. CDT Thursday: Street flooding is occurring in Valparaiso, Indiana, emergency management reports.

    9:25 p.m. CDT Thursday: 0.8 inches of rain fell in 45 minutes at Round Lake Park, Illinois, reports trained spotter.

    9:16 p.m. CDT Thursday: More than 11,000 North Carolina electric customers are without service, utilities report.

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    9:09 p.m. CDT Thursday: 0.54 inches of rain fell in 35 mins near Warrenville, Illinois, according to Mesonet.

    8:40 p.m. CDT Thursday: Wind gusts up to 65 mph reported near Wallace, South Dakota, reports NWS spotter:

    8:11 p.m. CDT Thursday:

    8:08 p.m. CDT Thursday:

    7:46 p.m. CDT Thursday: More than 9,000 Duke Energy customers without power in the Carolinas, the utility reports.

    7:31 p.m. CDT Thursday: Numerous trees downed due to wind across Hertford County, North Carolina, including the city of Winton, reports 911 call center.

    7:30 p.m. CDT Thursday:

    7:06 p.m. CDT Thursday: Flooding from Waukon, Iowa, from earlier today:

    7:10 p.m. CDT Thursday:

    6:55 p.m. CDT Thursday: Due to thunderstorms, traffic to Chicago O'Hare International Airport is experiencing delays averaging 2 hours, reports FAA.

    6:29 p.m.CDT Thursday:

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    5:31 p.m. CDT Thursday: More than 65,000 Dominion customers without power in Virginia and North Carolina, the utility reports.

    5:26 p.m. CDT Thursday:

    5:18 p.m. CDT Thursday:Due to wind, several trees downed around Chesapeake Regional Medical Center, Essex Meadows, VA, reports NWS spotter.

    5:00 p.m. CDT Thursday:

    4:59 p.m. CDT Thursday:

    3:30 p.m. CDT Thursday:Flooding with water up to 1.5 feet flowing across roadways in Brandon, Iowa, reports NWS spotter

    2:45 p.m. CDT Thursday:Flooding reported in Waucoma, Iowa, with 1.45" of rain falling in 45 minutes, reports NWS spotter

    2:00 p.m. CDT Thursday:

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