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Several rounds of heavy storms continue to move through the central United States causing tornadoes, hail and flooding on Tuesday. The storm is expected to last into May, the most active month for severe storms in the region.
On Tuesday morning riotous thunderstorms rumbled over the southern United States. Near Sulfur, Oklahoma, a tornado dropped and hit Amarillo, Texas, with golf ball-sized hail.
"All over northern Texas, central Oklahoma, northwest Arkansas, and southern Missouri, massive thunderstorms erupted and conditions were ripe for tornadoes, with several discrete supercells developing that afternoon," he said AccuWeather meteorologist Brett Rossio.
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"Some of the tornadoes were heavy with debris reported by a tornado near Wheaton, Missouri, and one that demolished the roof of a house near Boone, Arkansas," said Rossio. Tuesday morning floods were reported across Oklahoma City, following storms that had dumped overnight rain in just a few hours of rain a week. The storms have also severely damaged a house and other buildings west of Highway 169 north of Talala, Oklahoma.
"The smaller rivers will tend to react and show significant fluctuations this week, including along the Missouri, Arkansas, Trinity, and the Red River of the South," Sosnowski added.
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, with support from the Iowa Department of Transportation and local authorities, observed severe floods in Davenport, Iowa.
High school students in Bentonville, Arkansas, took shelter at their school while some students were removed from their bus to seek shelter at the nearest school. All events associated with Bentonville Schools were canceled on Tuesday night as a result of the storm.
For this area, a tornado clock was issued on Tuesday lunchtime, lasting until 11.00 pm. CDT Tuesday. Isolated tornados may still be possible elsewhere, winds, baseball-sized hail, and flooding downpours can be damaged.
The weather that disturbs travelers could disrupt the commuter rides on Tuesday evening for the streets and the airport.
"The potential for severe weather will persist tonight in eastern Oklahoma, northern Texas, northern Arkansas and southern Missouri, with much of this thunderstorm activity expected to merge into one line, but embedded tornadoes may still develop within that line Storms, "said Rossio.
Heavy thunderstorms will spread across the Mid and Midwest US on Wednesday, including areas exposed to storms Tuesday.
"Storms will move slowly during this period, causing high precipitation rates of over 2 inches per hour, and can easily cause flooding," said Kayla St. Germain, AccuWeather Storm Warning.
Rossio said the main danger overnight is not only the damaging wind potential, but also the significant flood potential of many of these sites.
"These storms are likely to train in the same places and generate 3 to 5 inches of rain in some areas, which can be particularly dangerous for motorists at night, who may find it difficult to see flooded roads in front of them," Rossio said ,
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3:00 pm CDT Wednesday:
Although the threat of wind and tornadoes has declined in the southern central states of the US, heavy rains and thunderstorms will further increase the lightning risk floods across the region and beyond Exacerbation of the ongoing floods of rivers and rivers in the area.
02:00 CDT Wednesday:
Slow thunderstorms moving in parts of northern Arkansas have triggered the issuance of Flash flood warnings. Areas hit by the strongest, repetitive downpours can receive two or more inches of additional rainfall.
Make sure you never drive through flooded roads, as it is impossible to tell how deep the water that covers a road uses only the eyesight.
High tide warning, including Harrison AR, Diamond City AR and Jasper AR until 5:15 AM CDT pic.twitter.com/pQOVi1ABbt
– NWS Little Rock (@NWSLittleRock) 1. May 2019
12:05 pm CDT Wednesday:
Thunderstorm from the East Oklahoma in Arkansas has triggered severe thunderstorm warnings in the western parts of the state. People on their way to these storms should be prepared for wind gusts of over 60 km / h, pouring downpours, and even isolated tornado.
Radar Update: 11:45 pm – We continue to monitor a series of heavy and heavy storms that are moving across the East ok. This activity will affect parts of western Arkansas in the next few hours. Wind and hail as well as an isolated tornado are possible. #arwx pic.twitter.com/z3pLqAFzlR
– NWS Little Rock (@NWSLittleRock) May 1, 2019
10:15 pm CDT Tuesday:
While As thunderstorms slowly move south and southwest of Missouri, widespread flash floods and storm alerts and warnings remain in place.
The inhabitants of the storms should be prepared for protection when the weather is threatening.
– NWS Springfield (@NWSSpringfield) May 1, 2019
– NWS St. Louis (@NWSStLouis) May 1, 2019
8:15 pm CDT Tuesday:
Power outages and crushed trees span Denton, Texas, after the weather has been hit by storms.
Several trees in the East University Drive area of Denton, #Texas This view from the Brown and Woodland St. intersection where all power is currently running out. @accuweather @breakingweather  @NWSFortWorth pic.twitter.com/9wYIA7xc9D
– Blake Naftel (@BlakeNaftel) May 1, 2019
7:45 pm CDT Tuesday:
The flood of floods is currently affecting Kansas City, closing some roads.
Never step on fast-flowing water and do not try to drive or run in stagnant water, because under the water The road could be endangered or blocked by debris.
The flood and flood of floods continues at the moment, with some closed roads.
– NWS Kansas City (@NWSKansasCity) May 1, 2019
7:10 pm CDT Tuesday:
Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds said she has contact with the Iowa Department of Transportation and local officials who are grounded in Davenport and are watching the severe floods.
"The flood is likely to worsen tomorrow. Please remain vigilant, follow the instructions of local authorities and law enforcement agencies, and be prepared to evacuate if necessary," said Governor Reynolds.
18:15 pm CDT Tuesday:
Oklahoma City experiences flooding in the subway area. Officials urge residents not to drive by water.
Flash flooding occurs everywhere in the subway. Do not go into high water. Turn around, do not drown. #okwx
– City OKC (@cityofokc) April 30, 2019
6:00 pm CDT Tuesday:
There is a tornado west of Fayetteville, Arkansas, being warned of a storm. The tornado warned of a storm over US Route 412.
Never seek shelter under an overpass. The wind of the tornado will actually accelerate as it blows through the underpass, probably sweeping everything away. There is also the danger of too many people stopping and blocking the road, which can cause further problems.
– Reed Timmer (@ReedTimmerAccu) April 30, 2019  6:00 pm CDT Tuesday:
According to reports, there was a tornado north of Dean, Texas.
17:30 CDT Tuesday:
A house and other buildings west of Highway 169 north of Talala, Oklahoma, have severe structural damage.
It is reported that a woman in the house is unhurt.
Extensive damage to residential buildings and surrounding buildings west of Highway 169 north of Talala. Rescue teams were told that a woman rode the tornado in the house and was unhurt! #okwx @ FOX23 @Jamesaydelott @LauraMockWX @NWStulsa pic.twitter.com/9pzLmDVWlE
– Karl Benz (@ FOX) 2019
4:30 pm CDT Tuesday:
High school students in Bentonville, Arkansas, find shelter at their school. Some middle school, middle school and elementary students have been removed from their bus and are in the nearest school. Once the warning is lifted and this is safe, the students will be reloaded and brought home.
All events associated with Bentonville Schools will be canceled tonight due to the storm.
– Bentonville Tigers (BentonvilleHS) April 30, 2019
15:55 pm CDT Tuesday:
NWS Tulsa warns people immediately hide in Siloam Spring, Oklahoma.
– NWS Tulsa (@NWStulsa) April 30, 2019
15:05 pm CDT Tuesday:
A tornado turned off at 15:04 Watch observed. CDT northwest of Wagoner, Oklahoma.
– Dakota Wood (@DakotaWood_) [194591040414:53hDocTDay:  A confirmed radar tornado is located near Talala, Oklahoma. This was declared a particularly dangerous situation by the National Meteorological Service (NWS) in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
"At 14:52 CET, a confirmed large and extremely dangerous tornado was four miles west of Talala, moving northeast at a speed of 30 kilometers per hour," the NWS said in its tornado warning.
Warning of Tornado including Nowata OK, Chelsea OK, Oologah to 15:45 CDT pic.twitter.com/hbHpqjEaFz
– NWS Tornado (@NWStornado) April 30, 2019
14 o'clock CDT Tuesday:
A tornado was reported near Sulfur, Oklahoma, formerly southeast of Oklahoma City. It is currently unclear whether the Tornado has caused property damage.
A tornado that landed near Sulfur (Oklahoma) Tuesday morning. (Twitter / Christiaan Patterson)
A tornado clock is in effect for most parts of central and eastern Oklahoma, northwestern Arkansas, southeastern Kansas and southwestern Missouri until 11pm. CDT Tuesday, with heavy thunderstorms, is expected to continue to spread in the next few hours.
ORTORNADO WATCH🌪️above 23 PM CT pic.twitter.com/5hLRxPi5WP
– Brittany Boyer (@Brittany_Boyer) April 30, 2019
11:50 CDT Tuesday:  The first heavy thunderstorms of the day were persecuted directly over Amarillo, Texas, hammering the city with hailstones as big as golf balls. Some people panicked and stormed to protect their cars amidst the hailstorm, according to a social media user . Not long after, the day's first tornado warning was issued northeast of Oklahoma City, even though no tornado was reported.
Hail, which has accumulated in Amarillo, Texas, during a heavy storm on Tuesday morning. (Twitter / Jason Boyett)
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