As a large storm continues to spread rain over much of the South Central states, locally dangerous thunderstorms will affect parts of Texas Tuesday night.
The area of greatest risk for severe weather extends from the Big Bend and Big Spring areas to the I-35 corridor, including San Antonio and Austin into the overnight hours.
It is possible strong to severe storms at the local level survive to the Houston and Corpus Christi areas overnight.
The storms bring the potential for large hail, flash flooding and damaging wind gusts. A couple of the strongest storms can produce a tornado.
By midday Wednesday, the nasty storms will have essentially moved off the Texas coast into western Gulf of Mexico waters. However, cooler air with areas of rain and drizzle will linger over much of Texas with spotty thunderstorms over the lower Rio Grande Valley and vicinity.
Aside from the risk of severe weather, the storm system overall will bring beneficial rain to a large part of Texas and the southern Plains to Dixie over the next few days.
No injuries were reported after US Airways flight aborted takeoff Thursday at Philadelphia International Airport.
Millions of Irish and Irish-at-heart will gather for St. Patrick's Day celebrations across the United States.
Snow and wind causing dangerous travel and power outages has put some cities into the record books this winter.
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.
Knowing when precipitation will stop and start allows for effective, last-minute decision making when weather impedes daily life schedules.
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)."
Very strong winds: Kokee, Kauai 60 mph Makahuena, Kauai 55 mph Kahuku, Oahu 52 mph Upelu Point, Hawaii 50 mph
Omaha, NE (1923)
16.4" of snow.