Storm moving east with tornadoes, damaging winds spreading to central US

PHOTO: Heavy rain caused a muddy river to overflow in Rice Canyon in Riverside County, California, on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018.PlayCal Fire Riverside
WATCH Evacuations ordered as relentless rain slams California

Parts of central California got more than a foot of rain in recent days, including nearly 5 inches in Los Angeles County, as concerns continued over mudslides in recent wildfire regions.

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In the Sierra Nevada Mountains up to 30 inches of snow fell.

The storm responsible for all the rain and snow in California is now moving into the Plains. With this storm, numerous flood, snow and wind alerts have been issued from California to Iowa.

PHOTO: Flood alerts are in place in Central and Southern California, while winter weather advisories dot the Rockies.ABC News
Flood alerts are in place in Central and Southern California, while winter weather advisories dot the Rockies.

As the storm moves east Friday, severe weather is possible from Dallas to Little Rock, Arkansas, and into the New Orleans area. The biggest threat will be huge hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes.

PHOTO: Severe storms are possible from Dallas to Little Rock, Ark., and south to New Orleans on Friday.ABC News
Severe storms are possible from Dallas to Little Rock, Ark., and south to New Orleans on Friday.

By Saturday, the storm continues to move east, and the severe weather is expected in the Southeast and along the Gulf Coast from Mobile to Montgomery, Alabama, to Tallahassee, Florida, and north into central Georgia. Damaging winds, hail and a few tornadoes are possible.

PHOTO: The threat for severe storms moves into the Southeast on Saturday.ABC News
The threat for severe storms moves into the Southeast on Saturday.

As part of the same storm, heavy snow is expected over the next two days from the Rockies into the Plains and the Great Lakes. Some areas in the Plains could see near blizzard conditions on Saturday.

Locally, a foot of snow is expected in the Plains.

PHOTO: Heavy snow is expected in Nebraska through the weekend.ABC News
Heavy snow is expected in Nebraska through the weekend.

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