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Tracking Two Storms Crossing the U.S. with Rain, Snow and Gusty Winds

A storm gathering strength over Texas today will shift to the Mid-Atlantic through Tuesday night. Areas of freezing rain and heavy snow will spread from the central Plains east into the Mid-Atlantic and southern New England. Further south, areas of severe thunderstorms and heavy rain are possible from the southern Plains into the Ohio Valley. A Pacific storm will move into the Southwest Monday. Read More >

Severe Weather Brings Tornadoes to Central Sections of the Magnolia State

Another round of severe thunderstorms containing damaging straight line winds and 2 tornadoes occurred Friday afternoon and night, March 27-28. These storms were the fourth and final cluster of storms associated with a strong upper level disturbance across the region. Most of the damage was associated with straight line winds estimated to be 70 to 90 mph. However, two tornadoes were confirmed with the strongest, an EF1, occurring in Smith County.


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