At Least 1 Dead as Severe Storms, Tornadoes Hit US Midsection
- Author: Larry Hoffman May 17, 2017,
May 17, 2017, 17:31
The matches will now be Wednesday, when severe storms are also possible. It will remain breezy with those south winds 25 to 30 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 40 miles per hour.
Take a look at the showers and storms across northern Iowa!
The Storm Prediction Center has upgraded our southwest counties to be in the Enhanced Risk for severe weather today.
Damaging storms including tornadoes are possible late Tuesday afternoon and into Tuesday evening for western Oklahoma.
Be prepared for Thursday, as another round of severe storms is expected to blanket South Central Texas.
PONCA CITY is under a slight risk of severe storms late Tuesday through early Wednesday.
Residents and travelers from Minnesota to Texas will need to monitor the forecast and keep flashlights and weather radios handy over the next several days.
The highest chance of Green Country seeing severe weather is later in the week and by the weekend, there could be some places that see flooding. This photo provided by Stacey Valdez shows hail Valdez took in Sayre, Okla., Tuesday, May 16, 2017. Other threats could also be small hail, an isolated tornado, heavy downpours, and frequent lightning.
It'll be much warmer and windy for your Tuesday, with highs for most in the low 80s.
"Disruptions to logistical operations are expected, with downed trees and power lines, road closures and structural damage to businesses and homes all possible", Bauer said. Not everyone will get rain out of this first round as the activity will be weakening rather quickly as it moves through Green Country.