WEATHER WIRE: Most of US under weather alerts as large storm crosses country
An expansive storm system is traversing the U.S. this week and producing everything from snow and ice to severe weather and flooding
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FOX Weather is covering the large storm system that is crossing the U.S. on Tuesday. Everything from snow and ice to severe weather and flooding is possible across a large swath of the country during the day.
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FOX Weather 3D Radar is tracking a thunderstorm with radar-detected rotation to the east of Alexandria, Louisiana. The storm is moving northeastward at 35 mph and was last reported to be near Holloway, Louisiana.
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The wind created large snow drifts along Lake Superior in Ashland, Wisconsin.
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A Tornado Watch is in effect for portions of Mississippi and Alabama until 12 A.M. CST. Meteorologists say the severe thunderstorms have the potential of producing damaging winds, hail and isolated tornadoes over the next few hours.
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The heat is on south of the winter storm. Temperatures reached 100 degrees in Texas, all while places north of the system have seen temperatures below zero. Zapata, TX could end up being the first city in the United States to reach 100º in 2022.
As the heavy snow continues to move eastward, so will the chances for the heaviest accumulations. Parts of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan could see upwards of a foot of snow through the overnight hours.
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From California to Tennessee power outages from weather-related events are rising. More than 77% of the country are under weather alerts Tuesday from winter storm to severe thunderstorm warnings.
The winter storm dropping heavy snow across the upper Midwest has lead to more than 75 crashes on Minnesota roads.
A second winter storm will follow on this one's heels and sweep across a large portion of the United States during the second half of the week.
Sub-zero temperatures, strong winds and snow made for some difficult conditions for rescuers who responded to a large crash on I-94 in North Dakota.
Heavy rainfall between 2 and 4 inches will increase the potential for flash flooding in the Ohio and Tennessee valleys though Wednesday.
The highest risk of flooding will happen Tuesday night across parts of southern Kentucky, West and Middle Tennessee, northern Mississippi and northern Alabama, according to NOAA's Weather Prediction Center.
FOX Weather Meteorologist Kendall Smith is tracking the damage reports from large hail and wind across the South.
Over the past 6 hours, storm damage reports have come in from Sedgwick and Biggers, Arkansas and Tiptonville, Tennessee.
Winter weather alerts are in effect across the western U.S. as a storm system will bring heavy snow to the Cascades, Sierra Nevada and the Rocky mountains through Wednesday.
Up to three feet of snow is possible in higher elevations in southwest Colorado, including the San Juan and Sawatch mountains above 10,000 feet.
Major delays are expected at some of the nation's airports as severe and winter weather are affecting millions of people.
Minneapolis−Saint Paul International Airport and Memphis International Airport are both expected to see "major" delays, while airports along the West Coast can expected "some" delays.
Winter refuses to let up as another major winter storm is affecting areas from the upper Midwest into northern New England.
A second storm is right on its heels and will sweep across a large part of the country later this week.
It's been very active in the U.S. regarding the weather.
FOX Weather data specialist Shane Brown says 77% of the Lower 48 states are under some kind of weather alert today.
The same storm bringing severe weather to the South produced golf ball and quarter-size size hail in Texas this morning.
After spring-like warmth early this week more winter weather is on the way to Texas.
The National Weather Service Dallas/Fort Worth has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Wednesday through Thursday evening. Freezing rain, sleet and ice accumulation are possible.
According to FOX Weather data specialist Shane Brown 77% of the Lower 48 states are under some kind of weather alert Tuesday from winter weather to severe thunderstorms with tornado potential.
Heavy rain has led to a flood warning in Craighead and Poinsett counties in Arkansas until 1:15 p.m. local time.
Heavy rain and severe weather is currently moving through areas of the southern U.S.
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Several inches of rain could fall from this storm system that’s producing severe weather across the mid-South.
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Mayfield, Kentucky, is included in a tornado warning in effect until 7:30 a.m. local time.
Mayfield was devastated by a powerful EF-4 tornado in December.
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Damage has been reported as severe weather moves across the southern United States.
More than 4 million people are under a tornado watch until Tuesday morning.
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Tornado sirens are heard in Jonesboro, Arkansas, as severe thunderstorms move through the area.
More than 4 million people are currently under a tornado watch.
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It’s important to know where your safe place is before danger hits to better protect you and your family.
Severe thunderstorms are sweeping across the southern U.S.
Several tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued.
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NOAA's Storm Prediction Center has issued a Tornado Watch valid until 11 a.m. Central time for central and northeastern Arkansas, extreme southern Illinois, western Kentucky, southeastern Missouri, West Tennessee and a small portion of Middle Tennessee.
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