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Midwest Storms: 10 dead, millions without power

A worker uses a chainsaw to clear branches from a tree that fell onto the 14th fairway at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, June 30, 2012, after a strong storm blew through overnight. The AT&T National golf tournament was postponed to allow workers to clear the course.  More than two million people across the eastern U.S. lost power after violent storms and two people died, including a 90-year-old woman asleep in bed when a tree slammed into her home, a police spokeswoman said Saturday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

A worker uses a chainsaw to clear branches from a tree that fell onto the 14th fairway at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, June 30, 2012, after a strong storm blew through overnight. The AT&T National golf tournament was postponed to allow workers to clear the course. More than two million people across the eastern U.S. lost power after violent storms and two people died, including a 90-year-old woman asleep in bed when a tree slammed into her home, a police spokeswoman said Saturday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

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  • David Fetchko surveys the damage done to the apartment of his girlfriend in Richmond, Va. on Saturday, June 30, 2012.  More than two million people across the eastern U.S. lost power after violent storms and two people died, including a 90-year-old woman asleep in bed when a tree slammed into her home, a police spokeswoman said Saturday. (AP Photo/Richmond Times-Dispatch, , P. Kevin Morley)
  • A tree lays down in the front lawn at a home Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Charleston, W.Va.  Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits.  Officials said about 500,000 people were without power in West Virginia.  (AP Photo/Jeff Gentner)
  • Workers use a golf cart to carry branches from a tree that fell onto the 14th fairway at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, June 30, 2012, after a strong storm blew through overnight. The AT&T National golf tournament was postponed to allow workers to clear the course. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • An OhioHealth billboard was mangled from Friday afternoon's severe storm, June 29, 2012. A wave of violent storms sweeping through the mid-Atlantic following a day of record-setting heat in Washington, D.C., has knocked out power to nearly 2 million people. The storms converged Friday night on Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia. West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin declared a state of emergency after more than 500,000 customers in 27 counties were left without electricity. (The Columbus Dispatch /Eamon Queeney)
  • A fallen tree blocks one lane of traffic on 13th Street NW in the Logan Circle neighborhood of Washington, Saturday, June 30, 2012. Violent evening storms following a day of triple-digit temperatures wiped out power to more than 2 million people across the eastern United States. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
  • A fallen tree blocks one lane of traffic on 13th Street NW in the Logan Circle neighborhood of Washington, Saturday, June 30, 2012.  Violent evening storms following a day of triple-digit temperatures wiped out power to more than 2 million people across the eastern United States.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
  • A worker uses a chainsaw to clear a tree that fell onto the 14th fairway at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, June 30, 2012, after a strong storm blew through overnight. The AT&T National golf tournament was postponed to allow workers to clear the course. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • A worker chainsaws a tree that fell onto a tee box on the the 12th hole at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, June 30, 2012, after a strong storm blew through overnight. The AT&T National golf tournament was postponed to allow workers to clear the course. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • A downed tree and power lines closes a lane of traffic, in Springfield, Va., Saturday, June 30, 2012.  More than two million people across the eastern U.S. lost power after violent storms and two people died, including a 90-year-old woman asleep in bed when a tree slammed into her home, a police spokeswoman said Saturday. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
  • A tree fell on a power line on Thornrose Avenue near Gypsy Hill Park on Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Staunton, Va. Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits.  (AP Photo/The News Leader, Pat Jarrett)
  • A tree fell on a house on Norfolk Avenue on Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Staunton, Va. Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits.  (AP Photo/The News Leader, Pat Jarrett)
  • An American beech tree is down on Capitol Hill grounds in Washington Saturday, June 30, 2012 across theU.S. Supreme Court, background, after a powerful storm swept across the Washington region late Friday.   Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
  • Lightning streaks through the evening skies south of LaPorte, Ind., Thursday June 28, 2012 as storm cells pass through the area with heavy rain while other areas were left dry. (AP Photo/Bob Wellinski, The LaPorte Herald-Argus)
  • A worker uses a chainsaw to clear branches from a tree that fell onto the 14th fairway at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md., Saturday, June 30, 2012, after a strong storm blew through overnight. The AT&T National golf tournament was postponed to allow workers to clear the course.  More than two million people across the eastern U.S. lost power after violent storms and two people died, including a 90-year-old woman asleep in bed when a tree slammed into her home, a police spokeswoman said Saturday. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • Pedestrians walk through the National Mall where the Smithsonian's Folk Life Festival was closed for the day, Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Washington. Violent evening storms following a day of triple-digit temperatures wiped out power to more than 2 million people across the eastern United States. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
  • Bob Brooks, right, gets some help from his son Jon, left, while cleaning branches out of their yard on Norfolk Avenue on Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Staunton, Va. Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits.  (AP Photo/The News Leader, Pat Jarrett)
  • Middle River Regional Jail inmates clear debris in Gypsy Hill Park on Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Staunton, Va. Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits.  (AP Photo/The News Leader, Pat Jarrett)
  • Mia Kivlighan inspects damage to a tree that fell outside her home on Sherwood Avenue on Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Staunton, Va. Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits.  (AP Photo/The News Leader, Pat Jarrett)
  • The lights at an intersections on Richmond Road are out on Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Staunton, Va. Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits.  (AP Photo/The News Leader, Pat Jarrett)
  • Lightning crackles through the sky above Thornrose Cemetery on Friday, June 29, 2012 in Staunton, Va. Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits.  (AP Photo/The News Leader, Pat Jarrett)
  • Michelle Sandy, center, of Spring Hill takes photos of her mother's house on Sherwood Avenue with her husband Mike, right, and daughter Maddie, 15, on Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Staunton, Va. Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits.  (AP Photo/The News Leader, Pat Jarrett)
  • Workers repair a wall that was knocked over by the wind at Moxie field in Gypsy Hill Park on Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Staunton, Va. Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits.  (AP Photo/The News Leader, Pat Jarrett)
  • Linda Di Bernardo mends the first aid tent at the Smithsonian's Folk Life Festival on the National Mall Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Washington. Violent evening storms following a day of triple-digit temperatures wiped out power to more than 2 million people across the eastern United States. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
  • An American Beech tree is down on Capitol Hill grounds in Washington Saturday, June 30, 2012 across the U.S. Supreme Court after a powerful storm swept across the Washington region late Friday.  Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits.   (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
  • Cars line up for gas on Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Charleston, W.Va. Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits.  Officials said about 500,000 people were without power in West Virginia.   (AP Photo/Jeff Gentner)
  • A tree lays on top of a storage building at the home Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Charleston, W.Va.  Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits.  Officials said about 500,000 people were without power in West Virginia. (AP Photo/Jeff Gentner)
  • Bill Barnes cleans the road near his home Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Charleston, W.Va. Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits. Officials said about 500,000 people were without power in West Virginia. (AP Photo/Jeff Gentner)
  • A tree toppled by severe storms sits atop a car in Washington's Dupont Circle neighborhood on Saturday, June 30, 2012 in Washington. More than two million people across the eastern U.S. lost power after violent storms and two people died, including a 90-year-old woman asleep in bed when a tree slammed into her home, a police spokeswoman said Saturday. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)

Violent storms swept across the eastern U.S., killing at least 10 people and knocking out power to millions of people on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits.

The Mid-Atlantic region had already been experiencing 100-degree temperatures before Friday evening's violent storms. More than 3 million are without power — and without air conditioning — as crews work to clear downed tree limbs and restore electricity.

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