Following an eruption of severe weather in the Plains Tuesday and Wednesday, an expansive area of the southern United States will be at risk for potentially damaging thunderstorms Thursday.
Severe storms plodded across the Plains Tuesday night, producing at least one radar-confirmed tornado and large hail.
The National Weather Service office at Norman, Oklahoma, reported at 11:08 p.m. Tuesday that there was an ongoing radar-confirmed tornado nearby Pauls Valley, Oklahoma. Shortly after, residents reported flash flooding in the streets of Pauls Valley. The NWS said there were reports of stranded cars in the city as well as water in buildings. Pauls Valley is located about 58 miles south of Oklahoma City.
Hail the size of baseballs fell across Texas Tuesday, in locations such as Paducah, and Truscott, Texas, as wind gusts up to 80 mph were reported across the area. The NWS office in Midland, Texas, issued a flood advisory early Wednesday morning.