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Mid-Atlantic storms

gA Spencer resident wrings flood water out his mop as he begins the long task of cleaning up after flood waters overtook the town of Spencer, W.Va., Thursday, June 13, 2013. The West Virginia National Guard sent personnel to assist in Roane County after several inches of rain prompted flash flooding Thursday. (AP Photo/Charleston Daily Mail, Bob Wojcieszak)

Midwest and Mid-Atlantic storms

Massive thunderstorms have swept across the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic states, knocking out power to thousands of people and causing some flash flooding in certain areas. (AP)