More severe weather is in the forecast for parts of the central United States already reeling from powerful tornadoes this week.
The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla., says golf ball-sizedhail, powerful winds and isolated, strong tornadoes could strike areasof Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma on Tuesday. The area at riskdoes not include Moore, Okla., where dozens of people were killed in amonstrous tornado Monday.
Severe weather warnings extendthrough most of the central United States, with conditions ripe forlarge storms from Michigan to Texas, reports meteorologist Larry Mowrywith CBS affiliate KTVT in Dallas.
Forecasters say thegreatest risk for severe weather Tuesday includes the Dallas-Fort Wortharea. The National Weather Service is predicting flash flooding in partsof Arkansas and Louisiana as the storm system dumps several inches ofrain in a short time frame Tuesday afternoon.
InMoore, where search and rescue operations continue, showers, lightningand thunderstorms continued into early Tuesday morning, reports CBS ThisMorning anchor Norah O'Donnell. By late morning, the rain had dieddown, but wind damage was reported south and east of Oklahoma City,reports meteorologist David Payne with CBS affiliate KWTVin Oklahoma City.
A line of severe thunderstorms stretching across mostof southern Oklahoma are expected to drift slowly into northern Texas.