Severe weather threats over the Memorial Day weekend

Many states will face inclement weather during the holiday weekend.
2:01 | 05/24/20

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And rob a lot of people heading out of their homes for the first time in a long time depending on you to deliver some decent weather what's going on it. Yes well the first third down wit of the holiday weekend was rough furlough a lot of the country there are multiple pockets. Severe weather throwing down damaging wind big hail marry eighteen reported tornadoes across eight states already. Gloria it's on the ground. Overnight tornadoes breaking out in the midwest as severe storms march across the country hurdles are rumor out. We gotta get out of here. This twister caught on camera spinning just outside of Iowa City. The powerful winds tossing debris and ripping off the roof of the home. In Illinois that same system bringing heavy rain strong winds and damaging hail the Joliet southwest of Chicago. This resident capturing the heavy downpour fail a and in a Texas Panhandle a dramatic lightning show watch as the bolts spread across a sky. This comes as residents in boat we Texas. Clean up after an EF one tornado with winds of 95 miles per hour tore through there are leaving homes and businesses in shambles. And again today we have storms that are. Pushing across areas that got hit yesterday's let's get to that in a pretty wide area of severe weather threat today across especially the midwest that we've got a severe thunderstorm watches posted for Iowa that got hit with a a couple of tornadoes yesterday and there's a line moving through Omar and I'll be pushing east and a pretty rapid clip mostly just says some wind with this and a flood watch is posted for parts of the midwest and I think Texas gonna see a fair amount of rain with this neck system as well that's dry line that's we'll see the storms pop late in the day to day mostly damaging winds large hail. A tornado or two not out of the question. And now your Memorial Day forecast looking ahead towards tomorrow. Basically the corners of northeast and southwest looked to be dry NIC what not to all above average temperatures but the middle part of the country will be unsettled but warms 85 degrees in Chicago that feels like summer. And the sunshine state of Florida don't look doesn't look too good today or tomorrow.

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