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A Tornado Warning was issued for parts of the Midwest on June 21. The National Weather Service said there would be numerous thunderstorms across central and southern Minnesota and Western Wisconsin
Thousands of homes were without power. There were no injuries reported, the dispatcher said.
A Commonwealth Edison spokeswoman, Tabrina Davis told Reuters US Online News that they anticipate 90 percent of power will be restored by June 23.
Commuters in the affected area experienced extreme delays because trees and branches that fell on the train tracks, as well as knocking the signals out.
The storms caused more than 250 flights to be canceled, the Chicago Department of Aviation reported on the morning of June 22.
As the storms heads east, severe weather conditions will follow, which will move into the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley, said AccuWeather.com senior meteorologist Paul Walker.
In another part of the country, thunderstorms and high winds rolled across Tennessee. Residents also got some action with brutal weather condition on June 21. hitting mostly Knoxville.
On June 22. thousands also remained with no power in parts of eastern Tennessee and more than 22,000 customers further South in Texas, Dallas residents were without power. This storm broke a rain record that was set in 1926, the Dallas Morning News reported.
In the coming days severe weather will continue with temperatures entering into triple digits in the Dallas Texas area and nearby states.
The Tornado Warning that was issued for parts of the Midwest on June 21 followed one of the deadliest storms that occurred less than a month after the tornado at Joplin, Mo. that devastated; and killed 155 people. This was the deadliest tornado to hit the United States in more than 60 years according to NWS.