Lightning strikes over downtown in Knoxville, Tenn., on July 27, 2014.
Lightning strikes over downtown in Knoxville, Tenn., on July 27, 2014. Saul Young—The Knoxville News Sentinel/AP

Tumultuous Storms Batter Millions Across U.S.

Jul 28, 2014

An extensive system of storms that flattened homes, flooded neighborhoods and triggered tornadoes split, reignited and threatened yet more damage early Monday.

The severe weather battered a vast area from New Hampshire to North Carolina and from Michigan to northern Louisiana on Sunday. Six tornadoes reportedly touched down, more than 200,000 customers were left without power and thousands of flights were canceled or delayed.

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