Shocking Images Follow Super Derecho

By Samantha Kramer, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
July 3, 2012; 6:01 PM ET
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Read more about the super derecho: Deadly Super Derecho Strikes Midwest, Mid-Atlantic

Shocking Images Follow Super Derecho

The super derecho that ripped through the Midwest and mid-Atlantic last night left millions without power.

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Another amazing storm photo from yesterday. Stay safe, Ohio. http://pic.twitter.com/GSpRq7H2Eleven Warriors
@capitalweather - by product of the storm. Crazy!! http://pic.twitter.com/GQ2uVEioMary Fox
Wow thats crazy. Hope the family that lives here is ok. RT @JimCantore: RT @laird74: Westerville OH Storm Damage http://yfrog.com/oewt7bhojMichelle Morrison
It's not a real storm until there's a trampoline over a power line http://pic.twitter.com/yvQINSgGTina Marie Colombo
RT @jaymishkin: Snapped power line in middle of Potomac street #dcstorm @wusa9 http://pic.twitter.com/R9hZxamzDoug Little
RT @JasonWhitely: NO GAS: Severe storms in DC area caused widespread power outages, making gas hard to find this AM, @ABC7Jay reports. http://pic.twitter.com/Qpiw0OmKDaystech.com
RT @Maddi_Bobertz: @TheDylanHolland The storm hit you too?! This is just a little of the damage in Indiana... http://pic.twitter.com/qURXEHvZMelissa
RT @TayleighDavis: Last nights storm flung a roof on these power lines on N 1st street un Richmond. http://pic.twitter.com/KBor2lhmNorth Richmond News

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This was the birth of today's #derecho this morning in Chicago: http://twitpic.com/a22l8iAngela Fritz
Storm clouds over Indy earlier today. #derecho http://pic.twitter.com/t550Wp9OJill W.
Pic from the storm last night in RIC http://twitpic.com/a2b7uwAndre Jackson
Crazy clouds in Chicago today! Here comes the storm. http://pic.twitter.com/SsLqk7pnMatthew Quinn
Crazy #storm clouds rolling trough downtown LaGrange, IL! Take cover in Cheryl D & Company's showroom! http://pic.twitter.com/KAEJN2LeCheryl D & Company
Crazy storm clouds by Starbucks in Belvidere. :o http://pic.twitter.com/ggYwl2MsEmily Virgin
Pretty easy to see why we gots no power http://pic.twitter.com/zb4DL2Ua"Dale

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