Severe storms packing hail, strong wind likely in central US
May 28, 2017
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Severe thunderstorms packing large hail, damaging winds and tornadoes are possible over parts of the central United States during the holiday weekend.
The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, says there is a moderate risk of severe thunderstorms Saturday over parts of Kansas, northeastern Oklahoma and northern Arkansas. Strong storms are also possible in parts of Missouri, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Tennessee. The risk covers an area of more than 87,000 square mile and includes more than 7.6 million people.
Forecasters say widespread, severe wind gusts ar...