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Severe Recap on Thursday

31 May 2018, 10:33 pm

From tornadoes to baseball size hail to more than 200 reports of damaging winds, severe weather pounded parts of the US on Thursday.

Tornado Sunset in Illinois

TORNADO SUNSET – Check out this absolutely breathtaking video of a tornado that crossed the Mississippi River Thursday evening near Cape Girardeau, MO. Watch & Share!

Posted by WeatherNation on Thursday, May 31, 2018

There were reports of confirmed tornadoes in North Dakota, Missouri, Idaho, and Illinois throughout the day, a big highlight on social media.

Large hail also fell across the country from the High Plains to even the Southeast.

Some of the biggest stones fell in Missouri and Montana, with hail measuring 4.25″ in diameter reported in Roundup, Montana.

Huge hailstones fall in Montana

SCARY SOUND! Some of the largest hail on Thursday fell in Roundup, MT…with some stones up to 4.25"! Lots of reports of damage coming in.

Posted by WeatherNation on Thursday, May 31, 2018

The threat continues for severe weather on Friday across the Central Dakotas and Nebraska, check in with us for the latest on WeatherNation.

For WeatherNation, I’m Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo