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A homeonwer look at what's left of her house, which was destroyed by a tornado that ripped through El Reno, Okla. on May 31 (AP Photo/Nick Oxford)

The Midwest received no reprieve from the intense May storm season this weekend, as Oklahoma City and St. Louis were pummeled by tornadoes, flooding and straight-line winds on Friday that killed 13 and injured hundreds in the metropolitan areas.

According to Aon Benfield, this may become the third billion-dollar natural disaster of the year since an outbreak of severe weather began in the region on May 26.

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