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U.S. tornadoes kill 34, threaten more damage in South

Fallen trees and damaged homes are shown in Bessemer, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Fallen trees and damaged homes are shown in Bessemer, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Fallen trees and damaged homes are shown in Bessemer, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry
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Fallen trees are burned during clean up in Graysville, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Fallen trees are burned during clean up in Graysville, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Fallen trees are burned during clean up in Graysville, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry
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A worker at Mayflower RV retrieves wheels from a trailer that was destroyed in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A worker at Mayflower RV retrieves wheels from a trailer that was destroyed in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A worker at Mayflower RV retrieves wheels from a trailer that was destroyed in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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A camper sits on its side after a tornado came the Doss Ferry subdivision in Kimberly, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Tami Chappelll

A camper sits on its side after a tornado came the Doss Ferry subdivision in Kimberly, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Tami Chappelll

A camper sits on its side after a tornado came the Doss Ferry subdivision in Kimberly, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Tami Chappelll
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A homeowner climbs over debris that belonged to her house in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A homeowner climbs over debris that belonged to her house in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

A homeowner climbs over debris that belonged to her house in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Fallen trees and damaged homes are seen after a tornado hit Bessemer April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Fallen trees and damaged homes are seen after a tornado hit Bessemer April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Fallen trees and damaged homes are seen after a tornado hit Bessemer April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry
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Workers clear debris from what used to be the kitchen and look for treasured articles at Darwin Henry's house in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Workers clear debris from what used to be the kitchen and look for treasured articles at Darwin Henry's house in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Workers clear debris from what used to be the kitchen and look for treasured articles at Darwin Henry's house in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Darwin Henry points across the street as the talks about his neighbor who died in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Darwin Henry points across the street as the talks about his neighbor who died in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Darwin Henry points across the street as the talks about his neighbor who died in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Darwin Henry holds up a treasured photo of himself as a young man riding a horse, that had been recovered from the debris that was his house in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Darwin Henry holds up a treasured photo of himself as a young man riding a horse, that had been recovered from the debris that was his house in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Darwin Henry holds up a treasured photo of himself as a young man riding a horse, that had been recovered from the debris that was his house in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Fallen trees and damaged homes are shown in Bessemer, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Fallen trees and damaged homes are shown in Bessemer, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Fallen trees and damaged homes are shown in Bessemer, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry
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Police direct traffic around fallen trees and damaged homes after a tornado hit Bessemer April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Police direct traffic around fallen trees and damaged homes after a tornado hit Bessemer April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Police direct traffic around fallen trees and damaged homes after a tornado hit Bessemer April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry
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The Kimberly fire department sign is seen in the back of a truck after the department was hit by a tornado in Kimberly, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

The Kimberly fire department sign is seen in the back of a truck after the department was hit by a tornado in Kimberly, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

The Kimberly fire department sign is seen in the back of a truck after the department was hit by a tornado in Kimberly, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry
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The Kimberly fire department is seen destroyed after being hit by a tornado in Kimberly, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

The Kimberly fire department is seen destroyed after being hit by a tornado in Kimberly, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

The Kimberly fire department is seen destroyed after being hit by a tornado in Kimberly, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry
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Fallen trees and damaged homes are seen after a tornado hit the town of Bessemer, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Fallen trees and damaged homes are seen after a tornado hit the town of Bessemer, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Fallen trees and damaged homes are seen after a tornado hit the town of Bessemer, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry
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The Kimberly fire department cuts power poles after the town was hit by a tornado April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

The Kimberly fire department cuts power poles after the town was hit by a tornado April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

The Kimberly fire department cuts power poles after the town was hit by a tornado April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry
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Workers survey the damage after a tornado hit the town of Bessemer, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Workers survey the damage after a tornado hit the town of Bessemer, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Workers survey the damage after a tornado hit the town of Bessemer, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry
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Fallen trees and damaged homes are seen after a tornado hit Bessemer April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Fallen trees and damaged homes are seen after a tornado hit Bessemer April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Fallen trees and damaged homes are seen after a tornado hit Bessemer April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry
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The Kimberly Church of God is seen after it was hit by a tornado in Kimberly, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

The Kimberly Church of God is seen after it was hit by a tornado in Kimberly, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

The Kimberly Church of God is seen after it was hit by a tornado in Kimberly, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry
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Fallen trees and damaged homes are seen in the town of Bessemer, Alabama April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Fallen trees and damaged homes are seen in the town of Bessemer, Alabama April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Fallen trees and damaged homes are seen in the town of Bessemer, Alabama April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry
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Fallen trees and damaged homes are seen after a tornado hit the town of Bessemer, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Fallen trees and damaged homes are seen after a tornado hit the town of Bessemer, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry

Fallen trees and damaged homes are seen after a tornado hit the town of Bessemer, Alabama, April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Marvin Gentry
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Debris from Mayflower RV is pictured strewn around in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Debris from Mayflower RV is pictured strewn around in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Debris from Mayflower RV is pictured strewn around in Mayflower, Arkansas April 29, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
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Lighting strikes from a TVS (tornadic vortex signature) storm in Tuscaloosa, Alabama April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Lighting strikes from a TVS (tornadic vortex signature) storm in Tuscaloosa, Alabama April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Lighting strikes from a TVS (tornadic vortex signature) storm in Tuscaloosa, Alabama April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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Lighting strikes from a TVS (tornadic vortex signature) storm in Columbus, Mississippi April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Lighting strikes from a TVS (tornadic vortex signature) storm in Columbus, Mississippi April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Lighting strikes from a TVS (tornadic vortex signature) storm in Columbus, Mississippi April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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Lighting strikes from a TVS (tornadic vortex signature) storm in Columbus, Mississippi April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Lighting strikes from a TVS (tornadic vortex signature) storm in Columbus, Mississippi April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Lighting strikes from a TVS (tornadic vortex signature) storm in Columbus, Mississippi April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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Storm chaser try to stay ahead of a TVS (tornadic vortex signature) storm in Reform, Alabama April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Storm chaser try to stay ahead of a TVS (tornadic vortex signature) storm in Reform, Alabama April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

Storm chaser try to stay ahead of a TVS (tornadic vortex signature) storm in Reform, Alabama April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Gene Blevins
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The funnel cloud is pictured from the Barnes Crossing area of Tupelo as the tornado made its way across town on Tupelo, Mississippi April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Wells

The funnel cloud is pictured from the Barnes Crossing area of Tupelo as the tornado made its way across town on Tupelo, Mississippi April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Wells

The funnel cloud is pictured from the Barnes Crossing area of Tupelo as the tornado made its way across town on Tupelo, Mississippi April 28, 2014. REUTERS/Thomas Wells
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