- Severe storms will barrel through the U.S. this week affecting 40million people
- The storm, that started in the Rocky Mountains, will affect parts of the Plains, Midwest and South this week
- It’ll bring pounding rain, severe thunderstorms, tornadoes and hail to in Texas, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, and Louisiana
- On Monday alone there were 110 reports of severe weather, mostly in Kansas and Nebraska where several tornadoes were reported
- The deluge set new daily record of 4.7 inches of rain in Chanute, Kansas Monday
- The storm will wreak havoc bringing severe weather from Texas to Missouri from Tuesday through Thursday
- By Thursday the storms will slide southeast – hitting Louisiana to Tennessee
More than 40million Americans will be affected by severe weather that will barrel through the U.S. this week bringing pounding rain, thunderstorms, howling tornadoes and hail with it.
The storm will affect parts of the Plains, the Midwest and the South.
On Monday there were 110 reports of severe weather, mostly from Kansas and Nebraska, where monster tornadoes ripped through the states.
Torrential rain pounded down from the unmerciful skies in Kansas, causing flash flooding and setting a new daily record of 4.7 inches of rain in the town of Chanute on May 6. The rain was so bad several homes had to be evacuated.
Tuesday through Thursday will see damaging winds, hail, and tornadoes along with thunderstorms and heavy rain in Texas, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, and Louisiana.
On Monday there were 110 reports of severe weather, mostly from Kansas and Nebraska, where monster tornadoes ripped through the states. A tornado pictured above in Lewis, Kansas
The vicious tornadoes ripped through the fence of this family home in Nebraska above
Monday saw severe weather his Kansas and Nebraska with vicious winds that uprooted trees
This woman could barely get into her home when the whipping winds hit Nebraska
A bolt of lightening – part of the series of storms that rolled through the Plains – hit and damaged the tarmac at Hutchinson Regional Airport
Snow! Hail and snow fell in Aurora, Nebraska on Monday as well
The nucleus of the storm is in the Rocky Mountains – over Colorado and Wyoming – and it’s headed towards the Plains.
The storm will wreak havoc bringing severe weather from Texas to Missouri from Tuesday through Thursday.
On Tuesday, Oklahoma and Texas are the most vulnerable states, according to ABC.
By Wednesday morning the storm hit Oklahoma City and Dallas.
But the worst won’t be over just yet There will be more severe storms from east Texas through Missouri as well.
The nucleus of the storm is in the Rocky Mountains – over Colorado and Wyoming – and it’s headed towards the Plains
This map shows the likelihood of severe thunderstorm on Thursday showing it’ll affect Texas through Louisville, Kentucky
Wednesday will see the storm concentrated in Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri and Illinois
Temperatures may rise from east Texas to western Louisiana on Wednesday – which could increase the risk of tornado formation.
By Thursday the storms will slide southeast – hitting Louisiana to Tennessee with thunderstorms.
This week certain areas could see six to eight inches of rain. The intense downpour could lead to flash flooding and rapid river rising.
Widespread rainfall in this storm fall in the two to four inch range. The deluge will affect parts of the Mississippi river Valley from Oklahoma to Wisconsin, which could further worsen existing flood conditions.
Rain, rain, go away! The rain forecasts is expected to effect nearly the entire nation through Friday
The incoming deluge will also create flood alerts in the Plains, South and Midwest