The Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather: Severe risk increases for Texas, Florida

Start your day with the latest weather news – Severe weather appears very likely Wednesday across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, while severe storms are possible across much of the Florida Peninsula.

Welcome to the Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather. It’s Wednesday, April 26, 2023, and National South Dakota Day. Start your day the right way with everything you need to know about today's weather. You can also get a quick briefing of national, regional and local weather whenever you like with the FOX Weather Update podcast.

Texas, Florida face threat of severe storms

Both Texas and Florida are in the crosshairs of Mother Nature on Wednesday as severe weather appears likely in both states. In Texas, the area of highest risk is centered on the Dallas-Fort Worth and Waco areas. In Florida, the risk area covers much of the peninsula and includes places such as Miami and Orlando. Damaging wind and hail are possible with storms in both Texas and Florida, but Texas also faces a risk of tornadoes.

The severe weather outlook for April 26, 2023.
(FOX Weather)


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Part of Yosemite National Park closed amid fears of flooding due to rapid snowmelt

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