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Tornado Warnings and weather Radar Reports: Tornado Watch in Effect for Area as Storms Rip

Tornado Warnings and Weather Radar

As 12-straight days of tornadoes continue, the central United States will remain on alert for severe weather. A radar-confirmed tornado threatened the northern suburbs of Dallas on Wednesday afternoon, with more tornadoes likely to come.


Tornado Warnings and Weather Radar
This first storm-related fatality was reported in Floyd County, Kentucky after a roof flew off of a building and struck a vehicle.
Residents around Canton, Texas are reporting storm damage after a confirmed tornado was on the ground on I-20 east of Dallas.
Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, Texas tweeted for people and students to take cover and seek indoor shelter away from windows.
The Tulsa, Oklahoma city engineering building had to be evacuated due to serious flooding. Other evacuations are occurring in the city as well.
Likely tornado over I-20 east of Terrell, Texas heading toward Willis Point and Edgewood, Texas. If you are near this area, take cover immediately! 
This first storm-related fatality has been reported in Floyd County, Kentucky after a roof flew off of a building and struck a vehicle.


There are reports of fairly significant damage in Canton, Texas following a possible tornado.


“The main severe threat going forward will shift east of Oklahoma City for the rest of today. The Dallas area northeastward to Tulsa, Springfield, Missouri, and western Arkansas will remain in the threat zone for severe storms into the evening. Hail, tornadoes and damaging winds are all possible,” AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dan Pydynowski said.
Motorists traveling on stretches of interstates 20, 30, 35, 40 and 44 are urged to be vigilant and ready to safely leave the highway if severe weather hinders visibility.
Flooding will be another risk added to this severe outbreak. A quick 1-2 inches of rain can trigger flooding in urban and poor drainage areas, bring streams out of their banks and aggravate ongoing river flooding, especially in areas that have been inundated with heavy rain over the past week.
According to Pydynowski, ultimately the heavy rain may be the biggest problem around Tulsa with all the flooding issues they have had.
“Already 0.92 of an inch in Tulsa today and rain is going to continue there much of the afternoon,” Pydynowski said.

The tornado warning for Burlington, Mercer and Monmouth counties has been lifted. But eight counties across New Jersey remain under a tornado watch until 8 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for parts of Burlington, Mercer and Monmouth counties in New Jersey, effective from 5:35 p.m. until 6 p.m. Wednesday. Strong thunderstorm cells capable of producing a funnel cloud are moving through those areas at this hour, forecasters said.

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