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We're back we're continuing coverage of what is unfolding in America's heartland today the people of Moore Oklahoma.
Some of them able to start to pick up some of the pieces after this massive tornado.
And literally flattened their town taking away everything that they have ever known in that town this is an amateur video that we are just getting a look at some of the monster.
As they call it -- as it -- hard.
Can help -- helpless.
When you look at that they didn't know exactly which direction it was going to be heading -- Which way to go to get away and the threat of tornadoes in this larger area.
He's not only this morning damaging winds large hail.
All the -- still.
Out there today in America's heartland meteorologist -- Maria Molina is -- This live in our Fox News weather center arena Maria what we said that yesterday that we were still expecting some tornadic activity from the day before.
Went to two lives were lost in -- think well -- couldn't you know happen again so quickly can't life thinking that most people you know you hear this.
Risk for severe weather in your area and you don't really think not my town you know you're not really anticipating this occurring but this is -- is so importing.
To take every advisory very seriously.
The storm prediction center again today has issued a slight risk for severe storms anywhere from Texas.
All the way up into the great weeks -- pretty -- -- area here that is expecting the severe weather.
And yesterday we had something that's called in moderate -- that was issued for more Oklahoma and surrounding areas across that state that -- again today.
Has been issued by the very same storm prediction center for parts of Texas.
Parts of Arkansas and Louisiana and also extreme southeastern portions of Oklahoma and basically what that means.
Is that we had those conditions in place very warm very humid air.
I'll be also have a storm system that's headed east ward and wind -- within the atmosphere so that provides that -- for those thunderstorms to produce tornado touchdowns.
That's in place again today and take a look at some of these cities -- could be seen potentially long track tornadoes very violent tornadoes damaging winds large hail.
Dallas Texas you are in this area.
Cleveland Texas last week you actually had an EF three confirmed tornado in your area just here west grand very where we had at least six fatalities.
Any confirmed EF four tornado you guys are in his own a potential severe weather Tyler Texas.
-- -- Shreveport Louisiana and Eldorado in Arkansas you're looking at that elevated risk for severe storms.
And because is widespread area.
The storm system has been a very slow -- so we've been seeing multiple days out here of severe weather across the center of the country and into the midwest.
We've seen a lot of heavy rain from some of these storms that -- is already saturated from previous heavy rains so flash flooding is -- another concern we need to keep an eye on anywhere from southern parts of Illinois southeastern parts of Missouri.
All the way down into northeastern sections of a state of Texas so that's just another concern otherwise -- I do want to point out that.
On average we do tend to see tornadoes generally during the late afternoon evening hours and that's really because the sun comes out.
That heats up the atmosphere and provide -- instability for these thunderstorms to develop and that's really why on average.
We do tend to see tornadoes during that time of the day so this is something to keep in mind -- C a tornado at any time -- -- even during the overnight hours.
And any day of the year across our country -- tracking right now several clusters of storms nothing severe right now but it and -- tornado warnings are issued of course.
We'll bring them right to you and they had about sixteen minutes of warning which gives everybody.
Reason to to be listening to make sure that their -- Dan when -- in those areas that your pointing out because.
That isn't much time but it may be enough time to get to get down into some kind of shelter.
And it could make all the difference in the world Maria thank you very much -- simulator.
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