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screenshot at 615pm CDT 8/2/2012:
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We are seeing two areas currently under tornado warnings issued by the NWS …. just west of North Platte Nebraska.. a tornado warning .. storm is heading east / southeast currently (600pm cdt 8/2/2012)…
Also north, a series of strong cells breaking out throughout the day… extending far north into Canada near Saskatoon.. and even tornado warnings issued by the Canadian weather service just northwest of Regina.. heading ENE currently.
Strong cell thunderstorms, hail, and damaging winds are in several states across the lower 48… Montana, Idaho, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, North Dakota, South Dakota, Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, California, Texas, Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Illinois, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, and New Brunswick.