Workers inspect the remains of a destroyed Lowe's Home Improvement store after a tornado in Sanford, North Carolina

 
Workers inspect the remains of a destroyed Lowe
Workers inspect the remains of a destroyed Lowe's Home Improvement store after a tornado in in Sanford, North Carolina, April 17, 2011. The death toll from three days of severe storms and tornadoes in the southern United States rose to at least 39 on Sunday, with hundreds of homes damaged or destroyed in North Carolina alone, weather and emergency officials said. REUTERS/Chris Keane (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS)