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“Severe storms” and “damaging winds” hit as temperatures reach 100F

The ‘dangerous’ heat build-up in parts of America threatens to boost a deadly storm.

Temperatures rising above 30 degrees Celsius in southern states this week will bring further ‘severe storms’ and ‘damaging winds’.


Extreme heat wave conditions are gripping Alabama, Arizona, New Mexico, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Florida, Georgia and Texas – where the threat is greatest.

The National Weather Service (NOAA) has issued a heat advisory for southern Texas, where warnings are in effect for flooding and storm speeds of 80 mph.

A spokesperson said: “Guests of strong winds of 100 to 130 km per hour and occasionally very large hail, which could be more than five centimeters in diameter, can be expected with multiple convective clusters to the east/southeast of Texas and extreme southwestern Louisiana.

“Widespread strong to severe storms are expected across much of Texas and southern Oklahoma, with the potential for significant damaging winds and large hail.

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“The threat of excessive rainfall could lead to localized flooding and flash flooding in Texas and southern Oklahoma on Tuesday and Wednesday.

“A dangerous early season heat wave continues over South Texas and South Florida.”

A huge temperature contrast between the northern and southern states will put energy into the storm’s attack.

Temperatures close to the Canadian border this week will be low enough to cause damaging frost.

NOAA has a separate frost advisory in effect in Minnesota and Wisconsin, where temperatures could dip just above freezing.

A massive temperature gradient across America will continue to produce powerful storms that show no signs of easing.

NOAA issues severe heat warnings for the South

NOAA issues a severe heat warning for the South

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Jim Dale, meteorologist for British Weather Services and US correspondent, said: “There is severe heat in the south now, and we are looking at dangerous things, and this is fueling the southern states, particularly Texas.

“The heat is breaking records, and hot air colliding with cooler air to the north is driving the storms we’re seeing right now.

“Temperatures have not dropped in the south, and I now expect this to continue until early summer.” Powerful tornadoes have destroyed homes in their path and killed several people over the past two weeks.

Severe weather warnings are issued almost daily as storm after storm batters the US.

Another deep storm system, amplified by rising heat and humidity, is preparing to hit this weekend, Dale warned.

He said: “We are looking around Friday and into the weekend when there will be a lot of storms again.

“This starts in Texas and then moves to the southern states, including Louisiana, Arkansas and Oklahoma.

“Cooler air coming down from the north and meeting the heat and humidity from Mexico will once again provide the ingredients for this dangerous weather.”

Severe storms over the weekend killed at least 22 people in Texas, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Alabama and Arkansas.

About 80 people were injured at a truck stop near Valley View, Texas, while hundreds of thousands of homes were without power.

Tornadoes continued to rip across Western Kentucky through the beginning of the week, according to The Weather Channel.

A spokesperson said: “The storms are the latest bout of severe weather to tear apart homes and lives in the Plains, the Midwest and the South this month, which is typically the peak time for tornadoes in the US.

“May lives up to his reputation.”

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