Ken and Sandy Dorenkamp's motor home was destroyed after a tornado struck the area on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 in Alexander, Iowa. Authorities are receiving reports of homes and businesses "completely damaged" by severe weather and multiple tornadoes in northern Iowa. (AP Photo/The Globe Gazette, Arian Schuessler)
State-by-state look at Minnesota to Iowa to Mid-Atlantic storm (video)
Massive thunderstorms swept through the Midwest on Wednesday. Meteorologists warn that the line of storms could launch a weather event called a derecho, which is a straight-line wind storm spanning at least 240 miles. Here's a snapshot of what is happening, state by state:
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