Photos: Wild Spring Weather Across the US

By Samantha-Rae Tuthill, Staff Writer
April 12, 2013; 9:09 AM ET
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Severe storms tore through the Gulf Coast on Thursday and are continuing to the East Coast today. Meanwhile, snow continues to pile up in the Upper Midwest.

This photo of a shelf cloud in southwestern Connecticut was submitted to the AccuWeather Facebook page by Wild about Weather.

A photograph of tornado damage in Mississippi shared on twitter by skeen31.

A house sustains tree damage in a Howdershell Road Neighborhood in Hazlewood, Mo. Photo by Kimberly Wall.

Instagram user jkkvacs had been in North Carolina for less than a full day when trees began falling in the early hours of the morning.

Instagram user Sarah Forbes laments the state of her Lake Minocqua in Wisconsin.

Emily Hlava in Green Bay shares a similar feeling, writing "Hello? #mothernature ? I don't know if you got the memo... But it's April, not December. #snow is not welcome #spring #iwantthesun"

An ice storm is South Dakota coats trees in this photo snapped by maryannehoxeng

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