The Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather: Severe weather again targets tornado-ravaged central US

Start your day with the latest weather news. After a dayslong tornado outbreak across America’s heartland, the region is facing a renewed threat of dangerous storms this week.

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America’s heartland faces renewed threat of severe weather

There is no rest for the weary across the central U.S. who are still sorting through the chaos left behind by a dayslong tornado outbreak that has killed at least five people across two states. Some of the same areas hit hard by recent storms are facing a renewed threat of severe weather. The worst storms on Tuesday are expected in a swath that stretches from Iowa to Kansas. The area shifts south and west Wednesday.

The severe weather outlook for the U.S. this week.
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More than 100 tornadoes confirmed during recent outbreak

Officials have confirmed more than 100 tornadoes happened during a deadly severe weather outbreak that started Thursday and ended Monday. The strongest was an EF-4 that ripped through Marietta, Oklahoma. Storm surveys are still being conducted.

A recap of the severe weather alerts that were issued during the recent tornado outbreak.
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Aerial images show paths of destruction

A company that uses aerial photos to help insurance companies assess damage after a disaster released several images of the damage caused by tornadoes in Nebraska and Iowa. One is of an airport near Omaha that was destroyed.

Watch this: Woman says she survived tornado by clinging to dryer

A Nebraska woman says she hung on to her dryer for dear life when a tornado ripped through Elkhorn. She said her home of 34 years collapsed on top of her. Rescuers later pulled her from the rubble.

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