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Strong Coastal Storm to Produce Heavy Rain and Strong Winds Across the Northeast; Severe Thunderstorms will Develop across the Central and Southern Plains

A Nor’easter will impact the northeast with heavy rainfall, flash flooding, and strong winds through tonight. Meanwhile, scattered severe thunderstorms with large hail, damaging wind gusts and isolated tornadoes are forecast across parts of the southern and central Plains from late today through tonight. Critical fire weather conditions for southern portions of the High Plains this afternoon. Read More >

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This large billboard was bent over by winds estimated in excess of 100 mph. Credit NWS.

Most windows were blown out of ocean-facing rooms in this hotel, and some palm trees had their tops ripped from them. Credit NWS.

A motorhome was flipped over by the tornado near the beach. Credit NWS.

This two-story building had its roof completely removed by the tornado. Nearly all the vehicles surrounding the building had glass blown out of their windows and were pelted by debris. Credit NWS.

A high-rise hotel suffered significant damage to its roof, and many windows were blown out. Credit NWS.

Another hotel which suffered glass and minor structural damage due to the tornado's winds. Credit NWS.

Picture courtesy © Bill Taaffe

Picture courtesy © Bill Taaffe

Picture courtesy © Bill Taaffe

Picture courtesy © Bill Taaffe

Pool furniture was thrown into the pool or into the downwind corner of the pool area by the tornado. Picture courtesy © WBTW TV

Debris on the beach itself. Picture courtesy © WBTW TV

Seagate Village RV park. Picture courtesy © WBTW TV

Seagate Village RV park. Picture courtesy © WBTW TV

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