At least one tornado touched down in Central Illinois, where wind gusts reaching 60 miles an hour knocked out power to thousands.
To the north, heavy snow forced some Minnesota communities to declare snow emergencies. Find out more about this story and see footage from the scenes by watching the video below. (Video may not display on some mobile devices)
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