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    REPORTS: Severe Storms Continue Across the Southern Plains, Deep South

    June 11, 2014, 1:09:37 AM EDT

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    As of 8:00 a.m. CDT, this blog is no longer live. Check in with AccuWeather.com for more live updates as storms ramp up again this afternoon.

    Severe weather continues to erupt across parts of the southern Plains and Deep South. Tornadoes swept through parts of Colorado on Sunday, causing damage and one minor injury, according to The Associated Press.

    The threat for tornadoes will decrease into Monday morning; however, the threat of damaging winds, hail and flooding downpours will remain as storms track from Texas to Alabama.

    A line of severe thunderstorms has organized itself over southern Oklahoma and northern Texas and could deliver gusty winds and flooding downpours to Dallas, Wichita Falls, and Lubbock Texas as it tracks eastwards.

    Heavy rain will also spread across Nebraska throughout the overnight hours with a few stronger wind gusts possible.


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    Updates: (All times are listed in Central time)

    7:20 a.m. CDT Monday: Mesonet reports that 2.15 inches of rain have fallen in Cozard, Nebraska, in just 7 hours.

    6:54 a.m. CDT Monday:

    6:37 a.m. CDT Monday: A co-op observer in Culbertson, Nebraska, reports 2.05 inches of rain and counting.

    6:11 a.m. CDT Monday: More than 4,700 Entergy customers currently without power in Arkansas, nearly 3,00 Southwestern Electric customers without power in eastern Texas.

    5:51 a.m. CDT Monday:

    5:37 a.m. CDT Monday: Law enforcement in Little River County, Arkansas, reporting flash flooding on roadways in multiple towns.

    5:20 a.m. CDT Monday: Mesonet reports 3.31 inches of rain in Gothenberg, Nebraska, as rain continues to fall.

    4:53 a.m. CDT Monday: Valentine, Nebraska, broke its June 8 rain record with 1.42 inches. The old record was 1.18 inches, which was set in 1947.

    4:44 a.m. CDT Monday: Up to 1.63 inches of rain have fallen since 12:00 a.m. CDT Monday, 6 miles east-southeast of Cooper, Texas, reports Mesonet:


    4:06 a.m. CDT Monday: More than 4,000 eastern Texas electric customers without service, utilities report.

    3:39 a.m. CDT Monday: A 58 mph gust clocked 5 miles south-southwest of Graham, Texas, reports Mesonet.

    3:23 a.m. CDT Monday: Tornadoes occurred in a rare area on Sunday: the community of Fairplay, Colorado, which is at an altitude of 9,953 feet. Fairplay is the Park County seat.

    3:05 a.m. CDT Monday: Storms are expected to pass through the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex by the morning rush hour, AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Brian Lada said.

    2:58 a.m. CDT Monday: A 69 mph gust clocked 1 mile east-northeast of Morton, Texas, as line of strong storms moves through the region, reports Mesonet:


    2:50 a.m. CDT Monday: Since 11 p.m. CDT Sunday, 2.49 inches of rain have fallen in Gothenburg, Nebraska, reports Mesonet.

    2:33 a.m. CDT Monday: Trees downed in Leake and Scott counties in Mississippi, reports law enforcement.

    2:22 a.m. CDT Monday: McAlester, Oklahoma, broke its June 8 rain record after 2.16 inches fell there. The old record was 1.27 inches, which was set in 1971. More rain is expected there later Monday.


    2:09 a.m. CDT Monday: A measurement of 0.81 of an inch of rain fell in 30 minutes, 7 miles northwest of Ludlow, Mississippi, according to Mesonet.

    1:59 a.m. CDT Monday: Up to 1.10 inches of rain fell in one hour at the Big Black River near Bovina, Mississippi, reports Mesonet.

    1:32 a.m. CDT Monday: Storm outside Clinton, Mississippi:

    1:05 a.m. CDT Monday: Peak wind gust of 33 mph recorded at the Jackson, Mississippi, airport.

    12:52 a.m. CDT Monday: There are 9,200 Entergy Mississippi customers now without power as storms plow across the state:


    12:22 a.m. CDT Monday: About 1,800 Entergy Mississippi customers are without power, the utility reported.

    12:02 a.m. CDT Monday: Memphis, Tennessee, received more than 1 inch of rain in three hours with more rain on the way, AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Brian Lada said.

    11:09 p.m. CDT Sunday: There have been 52 flights have been canceled and another 699 delayed at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on Sunday, FlightStats reports:


    10:34 p.m. CDT Sunday: Flooding over roads 1 mile northwest of Canyon, Texas, or 15 miles south of Amarillo, emergency management reports.

    10:30 p.m. CDT Sunday: Entergy Arkansas reports that more than 8,400 of its customers are now without service:

    9:53 p.m. CDT Sunday: As storms move toward Amarillo, more than 770 Xcel Energy customers have lost service, the utility reports.

    9:46 p.m. CDT Sunday: A 66 mph gust 9 miles northeast of Amarillo, Texas, according to Mesonet. NWS spotter reported penny-size hail 17 miles northwest of Amarillo.


    9:43 p.m. CDT Sunday: Up to 0.99 of an inch of rain in 50 minutes at Texarkana, Arkansas, airport, according to NWS observation.

    9:30 p.m. CDT Sunday: Hail in Evergreen, Colorado:

    9:29 p.m. CDT Sunday: Hail from earlier Sunday in Colorado:

    9:18 p.m. CDT Sunday: Trees downed and estimated 60 mph winds at Boys Ranch, Texas, reports fire department.

    9:15 p.m. CDT Sunday: More than 5,000 Arkansas electric customers are without power, utilities report.

    9:10 p.m. CDT Sunday: Alabama Power continues to reduce the number of power outages in its state:

    8:37 p.m. CDT Sunday: Tennis ball-sized hail near Carlsbad, New Mexico, NWS spotter reports.

    7:51 p.m. CDT Sunday: Tennis ball-sized hail in Artesia, New Mexico, reports NWS spotter.

    7:41 p.m. CDT Sunday:

    7:26 p.m. CDT Sunday: More than 4,600 US flights delayed and another 273 canceled, according to FlightStats.

    6:46 p.m. CDT Sunday: Wind gusts of up to 55 mph reported in Grand Junction, Colorado, according to NWS spotter.

    6:30 p.m. CDT Sunday: Golf ball-sized hail near Dexter, New Mexico, reports NWS spotter.

    6:01 p.m. CDT Sunday: Accuweather.com Meteorologist Brian Edwards said there are two primary concerns across the country.

    "The first of which is across eastern New Mexico and western Texas where any thunderstorms that fire up through the evening hours could produce hail to the size of baseballs and even a couple of tornadoes," Edwards said.

    "The second area of concern is across the Gulf Coast from Louisiana through the Florida Panhandle. Damaging wind gusts to 70 mph and large hail to the size of golfballs," he added.

    5:07 p.m. CDT Sunday: Golf ball-sized hail in Summerfield, Alabama, the emergency manager reports.

    4:28 p.m. CDT Sunday: Trees and power lines down in Elba, Alabama, according to the 911 call center.

    4:07 p.m. CDT Sunday: Severe storms moving through Denver and Colorado Springs.


    3:12 p.m. CDT Sunday:

    2:52 p.m. CDT Sunday:

    2:26 p.m. CDT Sunday: Due to wind, traffic is experience gate hold and traffic delays between 31 and 45 minutes out of Denver International Airport, the FAA reports.

    2:09 p.m. CDT Sunday: At 12:54 p.m. MDT, a tornado was reported 2 miles south of Grover, Colorado, according to an NWS spotter.

    2:02 p.m. CDT Sunday: 12:56 p.m. MDT: Thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado located near Arapahoe Park or 17 miles SE of Denver, moving east.

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