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LIVE UPDATES: Tornado Outbreak, Widespread Damaging Winds Sunday

November 17, 2013

A major outbreak of tornadoes and damaging winds is underway across much of the Midwest. The storms will eventually roll into parts of the Northeast later tonight.

Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus (Ohio), Nashville, and Louisville, Ky. are among the major cities still at risk.

Our live blog below has the latest warnings, analysis, breaking news, photos and video. Most recent updates can be found at the top.

(MORE: Latest News on Outbreak Aftermath | Photos)

You'll see information from The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel and @TWCBreaking) and our digital meteorologists, Chris Dolce (@chrisdolcewx), Nick Wiltgen (@WxNick), Jon Erdman (@wxjerdman), and Alan Raymond (@AlanRaymondWX) and Chrissy Warrilow (@AtlantaWxGirl), as well as several of our on-camera meteorologists from The Weather Channel on cable.

For the full forecast details on this dangerous outbreak of severe weather, go to this link.

(MORE: Forecast | Radar, Watches, Warnings | TOR:CON)

 

MORE: Images of the Severe Weather Outbreak

A home sits in ruin along Elgin Avenue after a tornado struck on November 17, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)


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