Tornado Warnings As 30 Million At Risk For Severe Weather In South Central U.S.

LONDON - JULY 09:  A man walks holds an umbrella whilst battling the rainy weather along Southbank on July 9, 2008 in London. Weather forecasts have suggested that the UK is in for more wet and unsettled weather.  (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • AccuWeather meteorologists warned that about 30 million people in the south-central United States will be at risk for severe thunderstorms on Tuesday alone. Wind gusts from the storms will frequently reach 60 to 70 mph, and 85 mph is possible, AccuWeather said.
  • “We are fairly confident that there will be multiple tornadoes on the ground,” AccuWeather Chief On-Air Meteorologist Bernie Rayno said. “People should take this threat seriously.”
  • The storm was forecast to intensify on Tuesday as moisture quickly advances across the middle and lower Mississippi Valley. Tornadoes and damaging winds were expected.

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