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Mar 12, 2014; 8:00 AM ET Wind gusts up to 55 miles per hour caused trouble for firefighters near Trophy Club, Texas.
Temperatures will plummet by as much as 35 degrees Fahrenheit in less than 24 hours along the I-95 corridor from New York City and Philadelphia to Washington, D.C.
A spike in severe thunderstorms, capable of producing tornadoes, will follow a slow start to severe weather season in 2014.
The total count of tornadoes nationwide at the end of this year is challenging to predict, but some similarities to last year's severe weather season are likely in 2014.
Damaging thunderstorms will threaten North Carolina to southeastern Pennsylvania on Wednesday.