Tornadoes Strike From California to Kentucky

ABC News Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee tracks the weather across the country.
1:58 | 04/28/16

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We'll begin with that severe weather outbreak across the country. Heavy rains and strong winds at least 17 tornadoes reported damaging hail too and this morning, more storms are heading south. Ginger here with the latest. Hey there. We are in the midst of the most active severe weather outbreak so far this year. Anywhere from Nebraska to Kentucky, even central California, feeling it this morning. Ah, get us out of here. Tornadoes spinning from California to Kentucky. It's a tornado. It is. It's coming down fast. Reporter: In stanislaus county, trying to avoid the winds. Tornado on the ground. Tornado on the ground. Reporter: The storms unleashing twisters, in some cases even two at a time. There it is. Right above us. Reporter: Recklessly slinging debris. This one rotating through central Illinois. Another hitting southeastern Nebraska. Holy . Oh, my god. Reporter: Swirling ING close to homes. In Oklahoma, hail smothering the roads. Most golf ball size, pretty difficult to walk out here. It's like walking on roller skates. Reporter: Across the state line in Missouri this explosive supercell turning out a tornado so fierce it blew out the windows of this church. Test. To the race for the white house. Shaking up the race. The republican nominee, but Ted Cruz is hoping his hail Mary vp move can shake up the race. It's a long shot move by Ted Cruz to try to save his campaign. My friend and the next vice president of the United States, Carly fiorina. Reporter: Cruz is tapping definitely comfortable as his vice presidential running mate even though he's way behind and the primaries aren't even over. I am prepared to stand by his

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