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Severe Storms in the North High Plains; Heavy Rain in the Gulf States

Severe thunderstorms with locally heavy rain that could cause flash flooding will be possible across the Upper Midwest. Storms with damaging wind may impact the Northeast. Regardless of tropical development, a low in the north-central Gulf may produce heavy rain and flash flooding. Elevated fire weather threats continue in the Central Great Basin and northern Alaska panhandle. Read More >

May 10, 2008 Severe Weather Outbreak
Picher Tornado


Aerial Image C: Strong areas of rotation within the larger tornado, which often occurs with multiple vortex tornadoes, can be seen in this image. A 'suction-spot' path can be seen in the plowed field. (looking southeast)

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