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-sized
hail, powerful winds and isolated, strong tornadoes could strike areas
of Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana and Oklahoma on Tuesday. The area at risk
does not include Moore, Okla., where dozens of people were killed in a
monstrous tornado Monday.
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Severe weather warnings extend
through most of the central United States, with conditions ripe for
large storms from Michigan to Texas, reports meteorologist Larry Mowry
with CBS affiliate KTVT in Dallas.
Forecasters say the
greatest risk for severe weather Tuesday includes the Dallas-Fort Worth
area. The National Weather Service is predicting flash flooding in parts
of Arkansas and Louisiana as the storm system dumps several inches of
rain in a short time frame Tuesday afternoon.
Moore, where search and rescue operations continue, showers, lightning
and thunderstorms continued into early Tuesday morning, reports CBS This
Morning anchor Norah O'Donnell. By late morning, the rain had died
down, but wind damage was reported south and east of Oklahoma City,
reports meteorologist David Payne with CBS affiliate KWTV
in Oklahoma City.
A line of severe thunderstorms stretching across most
of southern Oklahoma are expected to drift slowly into northern Texas.