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Tornadoes rip through Arizona

<p>Trailers destroyed at Camping World are pictured after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. A third tornado touched down later, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. REUTERS/Gene Blevins </p>

Trailers destroyed at Camping World are pictured after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of...more

Trailers destroyed at Camping World are pictured after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. A third tornado touched down later, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

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<p>Damaged homes are pictured after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene Blevins </p>

Damaged homes are pictured after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene Blevins...more

Damaged homes are pictured after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

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<p>Power poles are seen snapped after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes.  REUTERS/Gene Blevins </p>

Power poles are seen snapped after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene...more

Power poles are seen snapped after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

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<p>Local residents try to move debris left behind after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes.  REUTERS/Gene Blevins </p>

Local residents try to move debris left behind after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. ...more

Local residents try to move debris left behind after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

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<p>Local residents walk by a damage house that lost its roof after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene Blevins </p>

Local residents walk by a damage house that lost its roof after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens...more

Local residents walk by a damage house that lost its roof after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

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<p>Trailers destroyed at Camping World are pictured after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene Blevins </p>

Trailers destroyed at Camping World are pictured after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of...more

Trailers destroyed at Camping World are pictured after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

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<p>Local residents pack up belongings after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes.  REUTERS/Gene Blevins </p>

Local residents pack up belongings after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. ...more

Local residents pack up belongings after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

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<p>A resident walks by a snapped tree after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene Blevins </p>

A resident walks by a snapped tree after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene...more

A resident walks by a snapped tree after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

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<p>One of many homes is shown destroyed by two tornadoes that touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene Blevins </p>

One of many homes is shown destroyed by two tornadoes that touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes....more

One of many homes is shown destroyed by two tornadoes that touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

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<p>Trailers overturn at Camping World after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene Blevins </p>

Trailers overturn at Camping World after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene...more

Trailers overturn at Camping World after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

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<p>Car passes overturn semi trailer on I-40 after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes.  REUTERS/Gene Blevins </p>

Car passes overturn semi trailer on I-40 after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. ...more

Car passes overturn semi trailer on I-40 after two tornadoes touched down in Bellemont, Arizona, early October 6, 2010, derailing 28 cars of a parked freight train, blowing semis off the highway and smashing out the windows of dozens of homes. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

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