Severe Weather to Threaten Outdoor Easter Sunday Celebrations in South

By Renee Duff – AccuWeather Severe storms will erupt across the mid-Mississippi Valley as many head out to enjoy Easter festivities on Sunday. “While the morning will be mainly dry, a front approaching the region will ignite a few strong thunderstorms Sunday afternoon, ruining any afternoon outdoor plans,” AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dan Pydynowski said. Cities under…

Severe Weather To Threaten Louisiana To Kentucky On Tuesday

By Renee Duff – AccuWeather A storm system tracking across the Midwest will trigger thunderstorms capable of producing damaging winds and flash flooding over the lower Mississippi, Tennessee and Ohio valleys into Tuesday night. Thunderstorms that first initiated over Oklahoma during Monday night began to develop into a squall line during Tuesday morning. A squall…

Arkansas to Mississippi communities brace for dangerous river flooding

By Chyna Glenn – AccuWeather As Missouri residents continue to recover and clean up from deadly flooding, communities in Arkansas, Tennessee and Mississippi are bracing for dangerous flooding along the Mississippi River and its tributaries. Mississippi River floodwaters have receded around the St. Louis area, and communities that were evacuated have returned to deal with…

River flooding may rival records in Mississippi Valley into January

By Alex Sosnowski – AccuWeather Flooding in the upcoming days and weeks following a tremendous December rainfall could be one for the record books in the Mississippi Valley. Major flooding along the Mississippi, Illinois, Ohio, Missouri, Arkansas and Meramec rivers will have communities dealing with long-duration high water. Freezing temperatures will cause some flooded areas to…