Several rounds of dangerous thunderstorms will erupt from the Plains, Midwest and Great Lakes to parts of the Northeast on Tuesday, threatening flooding, large hail and damaging wind gusts.
Chicago, Detroit and Pittsburgh are among the cities that lie in the heart of the flooding and severe storm risk.
Severe storms have been producing hail up to the size of golf balls across portions of Kansas and Nebraska on Tuesday morning.
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Those celebrating St. Patrick's Day through the weekend will be dodging showers.
Severe weather with strong winds and hail will impact the Dallas region this weekend.
A spike in severe thunderstorms, capable of producing tornadoes, will follow a slow start to severe weather season in 2014.
Another storm in a seemingly endless parade threatens to bring severe weather, snow and flooding from Texas to Maine.
The luck of the Irish is needed for performers on Saint Patrick's Day, in order to combat the effects of possible wintry weather.
The first storm referred to as a blizzard. March 14th-16th... An editor at the "Dakota Republican" in Vermillion, SD, described the storm. "A violent snowstorm driven by a heavy (northwesterly) wind, commenced about 12 o'clock last Sunday night (12th) and continued three whole days and nights. The weather was intensely cold and the heavy fall flying before a furious wind - blowing as only prairie winds can blow - rendered travelling exceedingly uncomfortable and dangerous, if not almost impossible (issue of March 17, 1820)."
Spokane, WA (1985)
Set a record for the longest duration of snow cover. The old record was set during the winter of 1968-1969. For the first time in 107 days (starting November 28), less than one inch of snow is left.
Central/Eastern U.S. (1993)
In the wake of the "Storm of the Century," record low temperatures were established from Texas to Illinois and Florida to New York state.