Severe weather expected Wednesday, Thursday in Newton

First Alert Weather Day Severe weather risk this morning and afternoon

For the affected counties in our area, quarter-sized hail and strong winds of up to 55 miles per hour are possible, NWS-Wichita noted.

Tornado and severe weather season has arrived and a new storm system is moving across the country from the West Coast to the East Coast with a major severe weather outbreak expected across the South.

Storms dumped as much as 6 inches of rain on MS and Alabama on Tuesday ahead of threatening weather that forecasters said could include tornadoes across a large part of the South from Texas to Georgia.

Hundreds of schools, Covid-19 vaccination clinics, businesses and more shut down across the Deep South on Wednesday as forecasters warned of waves of severe weather including massive tornadoes, downpours and hail the size of tennis balls.

As this storm moves east, the biggest threat for tornadoes and damaging winds is expected on Wednesday from Arkansas to Alabama, including major cities like Memphis, Tennessee and Birmingham and Montgomery, Alabama.

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Scotland Yard said he was twice taken to hospital for treatment after sustaining head injuries while being held alone in his cell. She called her boyfriend for around 14 minutes and the court heard there has been no further activity on her mobile phone.

The state of emergency is set to go into effect at 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Other officials also urged residents of the state to prepare.

"Now is a good time to make sure your plans are in place", Ramsey said.

The big story today though is the severe weather we are tracking for the region.

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