Storms tracking towards the Gulf Coast hit TX/OK hard

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LINDSAY, Tex. (CBS Newspath) Large hail, overnight in Lindsay, Texas, pounded the ground. It was strong enough to break windshields in the town, about 60 miles north of Fort Worth.

American Airlines and Southwest cancelled hundreds of flights in the Dallas-Fort Worth area as winds picked up.

Further north in Oklahoma video from a storm chaser shows lightning streaking across the sky. Wind gusts in parts of Love County, reached 58 miles per hour. A funnel cloud developed in the northwest part of the state. It was caught on camera.

Authorities in Wisconsin urged residents to pay attention to alerts on their phones television and radio as possible tornados could hit the state. Meanwhile, more rain was not welcome in neighboring Minnesota, which has been dealing with mudslides along its highways. As the storm moves east it’s expected to hit the Ohio Valley and deep south later today.

U.S. scientists said in their spring weather outlook that 13 million people are at risk of major inundation from flooding, with another 41 million people are at risk of moderate flooding.


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