Severe thunderstorms and possible record heat in parts of the southern United States

40 million people from Arkansas to Florida are at risk from Storms
and extreme heat


More than 50 million people in the southeastern United States are in Risk of severe storms. There are also tornado risks in Nueva Orleans, Louisiana, Florida, Alabama and Georgia. Meanwhile, Texas, Louisiana, southern New Mexico and Mississippi are on heat alert extreme, which affects 35 million people.

There is a slight risk of severe weather level 2/5 in parts of the coast of the Gulf and Southeast, including the cities of New Orleans and Baton Rouge in Louisiana; Jacksonville, Florida, Alabama; and Savannah, Georgia. The main threats are gusts of wind, hail and tornadoes Isolated.

A marginal risk level of 1 in 5 extends from Central Texas to southern Florida and from north to western North Carolina, leaving cities like Atlanta, Charlotte, North Carolina; Austin, Texas; and Tampa, Orlando and Miami, Florida, under threat of hail and high winds.

The Jasper County Sheriff's Department said in a post from Facebook to open a shelter Monday morning "for anyone displaced by the recent destruction of the tornado."

Meanwhile, around 35 million people are on high alert. by a scorching heat wave that has hit much of Texas, Louisiana and southern New Mexico and Mississippi, according to the Weather Service National.

tweeted the National Weather Service in Midland, Texas, it will be "HOT. Try to spend as little time outdoors as possible, but you should be outdoors. outdoors, take frequent breaks for air conditioning, drink plenty water and spend as much time as I can." ." possible in the shade."

At noon Miami time, more than 600,000 customers were without power in the South, including about 300,000 in Oklahoma and more than 100,000 in Texas, and Louisiana, according to

Oklahoma Utility Company blackout map indicates that there are approximately 200,000 customers without power in the region, particularly in and around Tulsa.

Rain and storms could also cause flooding from the middle south to the Gulf Coast, according to the National Weather Service. The Heavy rains can cause isolated flash flooding, especially in parts of northwest Florida and northern and central Florida.

Meanwhile, in the south there are hailstorms and torrential rains, in parts of the Gulf Coast has excessive temperatures. A total of 32 million people in central and southern Texas, Louisiana and southern Mississippi are Under surveillance today, probably for several days.

There is marginal risk, level 1 in 5, from South Dakota to Florida and parts of the mid-Atlantic. Cities in the marginal risk zone, which may receive hail and strong winds, include Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, Denver and Jacksonville, Florida.

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