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Monday Recap: Active Severe Weather

14 May 2018, 8:52 pm

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