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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >


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2015 Tropical Storm Erika August
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2007 Sub-Tropical Storm Olga December
2004 Jeanne September
2000 Debby August
1999 Lenny November
1999 Jose October
1998 Georges September
1996 Hortense September