watch the updated alert here:
Screenshot at 1205am CDT 5/1/2012:
With this new line of storms breaking out in South Texas.. heading ENE… this means… several states are currently under (or will be under) severe weather :
North Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota, Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, Virginia, Pennsylvania, New York, Florida .
Also watch Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota to the NW.. and Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia to the SE.
Above… basically named 2/3 of the USA to be hit with severe weather at some point near term.
Several states will be effected as the storms move ENE over the next 2 days.
Northwest USA.. ID, MT, CO, NV, UT — strong cells breaking out.. heading ENE towards the upper midwest…
Midwest USA — currently under VERY severe weather.. heading ENE towards the upper midwest, northern states…
Mid-Atlantic USA / East Coast — currently under hail and damaging winds.. heading ENE towards New England…
South USA — South Texas, and South Florida under hail and damaging winds heading ENE from Texas .. and WNW from Florida
North US — currently under hail and damaging winds heading ENE into Canada from North Dakota.
Use the links here to keep track of this developing (and ongoing) severe weather situation: