A significant severe weather event is underway in the upper Mississippi River and Ohio River Valleys impacting such cities as Chicago Indianapolis and Des Moines. Lightning large hail tornadoes and damaging straight line winds are the main threats associated with these storms.
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Below are reports of severe weather throughout social media.View the story Severe Weather in the Midwest on Storify