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Strong Storms Blanket Midwest

There is a severe risk for very strong storms in the Midwest tonight. A derecho-type set up is occurring within much of Nebraska and Missouri. Read the Storm Prediction Center statement here.

 

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Very impressive radar returns just west of Omaha, Neb.

Many easterners may remember the derecho that took place across the mid-atlantic in June 2012. Hurricane force winds and intense tornadoes are forecasted. The severe threat moves east for Wednesday, but a derecho is not expected. However, strong to severe thunderstorms should cause no surprise.

 

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Convection outlook for midwest tonight

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Day 2 convection outlook (for east) 

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