tornado warning for several states in the US.
Tornado Warning: Severe Weather Approaching the US

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a warning for several states in the US.

 

Affected Areas:

Large sections of Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Texas.

 

Risk Factors:

Strong winds and greater than two inches in diameter.
Roughly eight million people live within areas with an enhanced risk of severe weather.
Tulsa, Okla., St. Louis, Springfield, Mo., and Evansville, Ill., are among the areas facing an enhanced risk.

Forecast:

The system is expected to strengthen as it continues east, bringing heavy rainfall and the threat of flash flooding to the Upper Ohio Valley.
Heavy showers, winds, and are expected to spread into the Appalachians and the Mid-Atlantic on Tuesday.
Rainfall totals may exceed two inches in many areas and up to five inches locally in others.
Two separate low-pressure centers over the Great Lakes and the Mid-Atlantic are expected to converge by midweek, culminating in an early nor'easter.
The nor'easter could bring six inches or more of across the Great Lakes and the Northeast late in the week.

Regions Affected by Severe Storms:

Southeast: Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia,
Midwest: Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee
Northeast: Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York

Precautions:

Monitor weather updates closely.
Be prepared to evacuate if necessary.
Have an emergency plan in place for your family.
Take measures to protect your property.
Exercise caution while traveling on the roads.

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