It must be springtime! Severe thunderstorms rumbled across many areas of the continental United States on Monday. The Rocky Mountains, southern Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, and Florida regions all dealt with strong storms. While damaging wind and hail were the main concerns, a few tornadoes also occurred.
One tornado touched down in Palm Beach County, Florida. Homes and trees were damaged in The Acreage neighborhood by this EF-0 tornado that had maximum wind gusts of 80 mph.
Another tornado touched down in Martin County, Florida. Minor property damage occurred northwest of the community of Indiantown.
A couple of funnel clouds were spotted in Texas while storm in southern Kansas produced a tornado near Geuda Springs and Arkansas City.
Elsewhere on Monday, damaging straight line wind was a concern in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Hail piled up to a half-foot in some parts of Colorado, including the Denver area.
Severe weather is likely again on Tuesday, especially in the Northeast and southern Plains.
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-Meteorologist Joe Astolfi