Severe thunderstorms with marble-sized hail broke out over parts of the central and southern Plains states on Tuesday, April 23. The storms even spawned this dramatic funnel cloud in Hastings, Nebraska, late in the afternoon. Credit: YouTube/Francis Lavigne-Thériault
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Jessie J does her best "The Only Way Is Essex" impression
Essex girl Jessie J has admitted she is "embarrassed" by TOWIE - but she can still pull off an hilarious impression of Amy Childs. The Price Tag singer was performing acoustic versions of her hits at a promotional event in Sydney, Australia, when she was asked if she watched the show. Laying on her best Essex-girl accent, she said: "Shut up, oh my God, babe! "You've totally gone over the top with that tan! "I can smell the fumes from here babes."