The Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather: Severe storms target central US, mid-Atlantic

Start your day with the latest weather news. After severe weather ripped across the Northeast this weekend, powerful storms are taking aim at two parts of the country Monday.

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Dangerous storms target 2 parts of US

Severe weather will once again be part of the weather story for the U.S. this week as two parts of the country have the risk of powerful storms Monday. The worst weather is expected in a swath that stretches from South Dakota to Texas, where tornadoes, hail and damaging wind gusts are possible. A smaller area of severe storms is expected in the mid-Atlantic.

The severe weather outlook for the central U.S. on Monday.
(FOX Weather)


26 barges broke loose on flooded Ohio River

More than two dozen barges broke free and floated down the flooded Ohio River this weekend, threatening bridges and destroying a marina in Pittsburgh along the way. Officials said most of the 26 barges were loaded with dry cargo, such as coal.

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A police officer in Slidell, Louisiana, said he rode out a tornado that ripped through the town in his patrol car. He equated the scene after the twister moved away to an explosion, with shattered windows and debris covering streets.

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