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Ice coats a tree on Tuesday, April 9, 2013, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, as a passerby tries to clear a fallen branch from the street. An early spring storm walloped South Dakota early Tuesday, bringing everything from rain, thunder and lightning to heavy snow and strong winds. (AP Photo/Amber Hunt)

Severe storms hit Midwest

April 11, 2013

A spring storm that began April 10 and was expected to last through the week wreaked havoc on roads, downed branches and knocked out power for thousands of residents in the Midwest.