Monday Recap: Active Severe Weather
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.
Good evening. Here is our summary of an EF-0 tornado that touched down in Martin county early this afternoon. https://t.co/9rIJtCH1Qi
— NWS Melbourne (@NWSMelbourne) May 14, 2018
A couple of funnel clouds were spotted in Texas while storm in southern Kansas produced a tornado near Geuda Springs and Arkansas City.
— Adrian Leyser (@TheNimbus) May 14, 2018
Elsewhere on Monday, damaging straight line wind was a concern in the Mid-Atlantic region.
— WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) May 14, 2018
Herndon, VA about 30 minutes ago. Scary weather. #dcweather#tornadowarning pic.twitter.com/sHISRpR8t9
— Justin Ramsey (@justinbramsey) May 14, 2018
Hail piled up to a half-foot in some parts of Colorado, including the Denver area.
— Chris Bianchi (@BianchiWeather) May 14, 2018
Severe weather is likely again on Tuesday, especially in the Northeast and southern Plains.