The Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather: Southeast works to rebuild as severe storm threat persists Monday

Start your day with the latest weather news – A threat for storms persists in the Southeast Monday as deadly tornadoes ravaged the South over the weekend. Meanwhile, California prepares for its next weather system to bring flooding rain and mountain snow.

Welcome to the Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather. It’s Monday, March 27, 2023. 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.

Deadly tornadoes rip through South over the weekend

Tornadoes ravaged the South on Friday, and severe storms continued to cause damage on Sunday

Communities begin their cleanup after tornadoes decimated cities in Mississippi and Alabama on Friday. Over two dozen people were killed as the twisters wiped out towns along their more than 100-mile-long path. 

The risk for severe weather in the Southeast continued on Sunday with a level 4 out of 5 risk on NOAA's Storm Prediction Center’s scale. Early in the day, tornadoes were reported in Georgia. Two tigers escaped after officials say a tornado struck an animal safari. The tigers were later found and safely returned to their enclosures. 

Tornado Watches had been issued for several states across the South on Sunday, including some areas previously devastated by tornadoes on Friday.

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Threat for severe storms continues in South on Monday

Scattered severe thunderstorms are possible across parts of the Southeast through Monday afternoon. Large hail and damaging wind gusts will be the main hazards with these storms, though an isolated tornado can't be ruled out.

Isolated strong to severe storms will also be possible from southeastern Texas through much of the Gulf Coast Monday evening and overnight.

Severe storm threat on Monday, March 27, 2023.
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More storms headed for waterlogged California

California has more storms headed for the state as the newest weather system will bring a risk of flooding rain, strong winds and heavy mountain snow

The bulk of the storm will bring precipitation to the Golden State on Tuesday, adding to California’s already-historic season. 

More rain is headed for California. Here's a look at the forecast precipitation through midweek.
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