Heavy storms swept through Texas from Texas to Iowa through the central US on Wednesday, bringing with it seven reported tornadoes – four in Texas alone.
In total, there were 130 hail storm reports in Oklahoma, some of which were as big as baseball, and damaging winds that broke up to 80 km / h in Texas.
The series of storms and heavy rains on Thursday morning in eastern Texas and Arkansas with violent thunderstorm warnings and in-service wristwatches.
The Storm system will advance eastward on Thursday afternoon to the Gulf Coast, causing heavier thunderstorms with damaging winds, tornadoes, and heavy hail.
The tornado threat Thursday is higher than Wednesday, especially from Alexandria, Louisiana, to New Orleans and east through Jackson and Biloxi, Mississippi; Montgomery, Alabama; and in the western Florida panhandle.
On Friday, the storm system will be deployed to the East Coast and the Southeast, with fierce thunderstorms from Florida to Delaware and heavy rains expected for the Northeast.
The biggest threat will be from Orlando, Florida, to Norfolk, Virginia, with damaging winds and isolated tornadoes.
The eastern US, from the Gulf Coast to the northeast, can expect a lot of rain from this system.
From Friday to the holiday weekend there is a chance for significant river flooding for the middle Atlantic and part of the northeast.
In some areas, there could be 3 to 4 inches of rain, which can also lead to floods.