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Deadly Tornadoes Unleashed on Midwest

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Photo: A man stands in U.S. 270 while a driver slows as a tornado crosses the highway east of the Northern Natural Gas Plant in Beaver County, Okla., Wednesday, March 28, 2007. The storm swept from the Rockies into the plains, killing at least four people in three states, authorities said Thursday. (Chad Love/ AP Photo )

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The violent storm system blamed for four deaths in three states flooded parts of North Texas as it moved eastward, stranding drivers in high water and forcing dozens of elderly people to evacuate an assisted living center.

The spring storm unleashed more than 65 tornadoes in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Colorado and Nebraska on Wednesday and Thursday, the National Weather Service said.

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The NOAA Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., received a total of 65 tornado reports Wednesday from Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Nebraska and Illinois. There also were 14 reports of high winds and 162 reports of large hail.
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