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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