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10 terrifying twisters

By: Laura Moss on July 30, 2010, 12:05 p.m.
tornado hits farm in Orchard, Iowa

Photo: Lori Mehem/AP

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Orchard, Iowa

Lori Mehmen, who lives in the small farming town of Orchard in the northeastern part of the state, snapped this picture from her front door on June 17, 2008. The tornado uprooted trees and damaged crops, but no one was killed.