Larry Gammill, left, and Tim Parks survey tornado damage at Botkinburg Foursquare Church in Botkinburg, Ark., Thursday, April 11, 2013, after a severe storm struck the building late Wednesday. The National Weather Service is surveying areas Thursday to determine whether tornadoes or strong winds caused damage. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)
Severe storms hit Midwest
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.