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Live Updates: Tornado Outbreak, Severe Storms, Flooding Rainfall in the Midwest and South

April 27, 2014
  • Timing: Sunday into Wednesday in parts of the Midwest and South.

  • Outbreak of severe thunderstorms and tornadoes expected. Some tornadoes could be strong.

  • Damaging wind gusts, large hail and flooding rainfall also likely.

We are tracking a dangerous threat of severe storms, tornadoes and flooding rainfall Sunday through Wednesday on The Weather Channel and weather.com. 

Our ticker below has the latest warnings, storm reports and breaking news on this outbreak. For the full forecast each day through Wednesday, click the link below.

(FULL FORECAST: Multiple-Day Severe Threat)

 

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