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425am CDT – 3/20/2012 – screenshot from intellicast:
Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri are currently under the thumb of this current system— which is slowly heading north by northeast from Texas.
Currently — 415am CDT 3/20/2012 — tornado WARNINGS issued for south texas .. heading towards the general vicinity of Houston Texas… coming from just West of Victoria TX.
Damaging winds extending all the way from South Texas to Central Missouri.
Expect the southern states of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas, Tennessee to receive severe outbreaks from this current storm.
Also Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and possibly Michigan again..
Borderline on the east coast as the system presses northeast . Another day yet before we see the east coast major action from this storm.
Out west… pacific northwest states — Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Utah, and Montana — another system will be making a push from the PNW to the SE (towards the midwest USA sometime over the next 2-3 days).
Use this link to dozens of weather monitoring sites I have assembled together for easy Global status updates: