The storm also flipped cars, downed power lines and damaged buildings in the Columbia, Mississippi, area.
Heavy rain and winds are expected to blast Northern California on Thursday, prompting the closure of schools in San Francisco, Oakland and surrounding areas.
The storm is expected to bring much-needed rain to Puerto Rico, which is currently experiencing a moderate drought.
Updated: Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn declared seven counties disaster areas Monday after six were killed in the state. Two others were killed in Michigan.
The National Weather Service office in Anchorage, Alaska, had a very special message for Washington on Friday.
A thunderstorm in Colorado caused a massive mudslide on Wednesday that covered two lanes of a highway and swept away cars in its path.
The New Jersey National Weather Service wants you to imagine your own demise. Whatever it takes to get people to evacuate.