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Severe Weather in the Southeast and Heavy Rain in the Northeast

Low pressure and a trailing cold front will cross the Eastern U.S. through this evening. Severe thunderstorms will be most common in the Southeast states where an Enhanced Risk exists over the Carolinas for a threat of damaging winds. Heavy rain will bring an elevated potential for flash flooding from the upper Ohio River Valley into northern Vermont where Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >


Straight line winds from a line of storms that moved through the area during the morning hours of May 23, 2019 caused widespread damage across the forecast area. Most areas saw winds of around 60 to 70 mph, however some areas saw enhanced wind speTable Propertieseds estimated at 70 to 85 mph. A gustnado may have occurred near Paulding, OH. For more details on the wind damage reports and the public information statement released, select the "storm reports" tab below. 

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Storm damage in Leesburg, IN (Megan Dodson, IWX) Storm damage in Van Wert, OH (Rick McCoy, EMA)

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Page last updated: May 25, 2019 4:35 PM EDT


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