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Tornadoes in Virginia and Florida, flooding in other states

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — Officials are assessing tornado damage after a storm tore through Virginia Beach on Sunday, wrecking homes, downing trees and causing gas leaks. The National Weather Service confirmed Monday that the Sunday evening tornado was rated EF-3 with wind gusts around 150 mph. Records indicate it’s the strongest tornado to hit the city. No injuries were reported. At least 115 buildings were damaged. Severe weather damaged communities around the U.S. over the weekend. In Maine, some 50,000 homes and businesses were without power Monday morning after a windy rainstorm. A tornado was also confirmed in Florida.

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