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And we begin with incredible images of a tornado -- -- for the heartland.
These pictures taken by the Iowa State meteorologist -- several storms some packing winds up to 200 miles an hour.
Have ripped through the country's midsection last night and that area is in store for more trouble today.
Meteorologist in -- -- is the fox.
Terror -- -- -- what's the latest.
Shannon is going to be a three day event and the main event really starts today even though we saw those incredible pictures across Kansas.
This storm is not moving very quickly -- all along the heartland we want people to be.
Alerts and listen for your watches and warnings we're setting the stage again for the potential of a tornado outbreak.
One in which we haven't seen this season already if you can believe it and the temperatures are what ripe for thunderstorms upper 70s80s.
Already across the plains states.
A lot of moisture to work with dew point is the amount of moisture in the atmosphere the air is juicy ripe for thunderstorms and this is going to feed.
Those long track tornadoes we think we're going to see late this afternoon into the evening and into the overnight -- our severe threat today from north Texas all the way out.
To the upper midwest with a focus on this area here where we think all those ingredients are gonna come together for tornadoes large long track.
Dangerous potentially deadly tornadoes and if you see all these big -- millions of people affected here Joplin were almost upon the second anniversary of that devastating EF five tornado with winds in excess of 225 miles per hour so this is -- it.
Continue not only today but into Monday and Tuesday.
Million people in the half of these storms Shannon it's going to be a volatile state today it's gonna start late this afternoon going to be overnight into tomorrow will be on it.
All night long back to you know you well thank you for the -- --
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