More wicked weather expected for the Midwest - Tucson News Now

More wicked weather expected for the Midwest

The National Weather Service has placed a bull's-eye spot on the nation's midsection, indicating a moderate risk of severe weather. (Source: NWS) The National Weather Service has placed a bull's-eye spot on the nation's midsection, indicating a moderate risk of severe weather. (Source: NWS)

(RNN) - The Midwest braces for another rounds of severe weather on Wednesday, a day after the Midwest was socked with hail and flooding.

The National Weather Service has placed a bull's-eye on the nation's midsection, indicating a moderate risk of severe weather.

Parts of central and southeast Nebraska, northeast Kansas, southwestern and south-central Iowa, northern Missouri and west-central Illinois are in the area of moderate risk, while large swaths of the nation, including the central and northern Plains and Ohio valley, are at a slight risk.

The storm front could bring strong winds, hail and the possibility of some strong tornadoes to those targeted areas.

Tuesday's severe weather outbreak resulted in 12 preliminary tornado reports, mostly in Nebraska, as well as more than 200 reports of hail.

Hail piled up on the ground and some spots in Nebraska and Montana.

In Washington County, NE, and Taylor County, IA, hail reached the size of golf and tennis balls, breaking the windows of some homes and cars.

Omaha, NE, broke a daily and monthly record for rainfall on Tuesday, when 5.30 inches of rain fell, flooding streets, according to a tweet from the NWS Omaha.

Copyright 2014 Raycom News Network. All rights reserved.

  • National, world weatherWeather and disaster coverageMore>>

  • Passing motorist rescues woman trapped in Montana flood

    Passing motorist rescues woman trapped in Montana flood

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:22 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:22:56 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:36 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:36:55 GMT
    A witness is recounting the dramatic rescue of a woman trapped on top her vehicle surrounded by rushing floodwaters in northern Montana.
    A witness is recounting the dramatic rescue of a woman trapped on top her vehicle surrounded by rushing floodwaters in northern Montana.
  • Quake, at least 5.5 in magnitude, strikes southern Iran

    Quake, at least 5.5 in magnitude, strikes southern Iran

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:21 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:21:55 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:44:51 GMT
    US Geological Survey: Magnitude 5.5 quake hits southern Iran near nuclear plant; felt in Bahrain, Persian Gulf.
    US Geological Survey: Magnitude 5.5 quake hits southern Iran near nuclear plant; felt in Bahrain, Persian Gulf.
  • Minnesota firehouse opens doors during blizzard for prom

    Minnesota firehouse opens doors during blizzard for prom

    Monday, April 16 2018 6:38 AM EDT2018-04-16 10:38:32 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-04-19 10:36:37 GMT
    With as much as 15 inches (38 centimeters) of snow in the forecast, the students couldn't take photos outside for what they called #BlizzardProm.With as much as 15 inches (38 centimeters) of snow in the forecast, the students couldn't take photos outside for what they called #BlizzardProm.

    Firefighters came to the rescue for a group of Minnesota high school students when a blizzard struck during their prom.

    Firefighters came to the rescue for a group of Minnesota high school students when a blizzard struck during their prom.

Powered by Frankly