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Florence Departs U.S. But Rivers Will Rise Further In Carolinas; Heavy Rain Continues In Midwest

Major-to-record river flooding will continue across the Carolinas for days to weeks to come as rainfall from Florence makes its way through area river systems. Meanwhile, a stationary front extending through the Midwest will be a focus for heavy rain with localized flash flooding across the Upper Midwest midweek; severe thunderstorms are also possible in this region. Read More >


A strong storm system tracked through the region during the evening hours on Friday April 13, 2018. A few super cell thunderstorms and several line segments developed across the Missouri Ozarks, that produce large hail, damaging winds, and four tornadoes. One supercell occurred across southern Taney County, which produced large hail of golf ball to tennis ball size and straight line winds around 70 mph. Line segments then developed producing four tornadoes, one EF-2 and three EF-1 tornadoes. The severe weather generally occurred east of Highway 65 and south of Interstate 44. Localized minor flooding also occurred across portions of south central Missouri will training of storms occurred.

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