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April 27-30 Severe Outbreak, Major Flash Flooding

May 1, 2014

Michael Harrell, left, of J&J Towing holds up a tow cable before attaching it to a flooded car that was swept off Fairfield Avenue by torrential rains and deposited in a ditch as fellow employee Charles Thomas assists from an inflatable boat in Pensacola, Fla., Wednesday, April 30, 2014. (AP Photo/G.M. Andrews)

A three-day severe outbreak spawned tornadoes from Nebraska to North Carolina from April 27-29, 2014, including a pair of EF4 tornadoes in Vilonia, Arkansas and Louisville, Mississippi.

(TORNADO RECAPS: State-By-State | Interactive Map)

If that wasn't enough, torrential rainfall swamped parts of the Gulf Coast, washing out roads and flooding homes and businesses in the Florida Panhandle and coastal Alabama. 

This torrential rain spread into the East on April 30, leading to a landslide in Baltimore.

(FLOOD RECAPS: Gulf Coast Flooding | Baltimore Landslide)

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