severe weather warning in Virginia
Seventy million Americans are under a weather warning as storms are expected to bring 70 mph winds and up to three inches of rain just days after horrific hurricanes hit the south.
Millions of residents from Virginia to Alabama were placed under a severe weather warning Friday as storms are expected to bring strong winds, hail and potential tornadoes.
A series of tornadoes hit the Oklahoma area on Thursday
Parts of the Southeast, and Mid-Atlantic, as well as the valleys of Tennessee and Ohio, are expected to experience scattered severe thunderstorms starting Friday morning and extending into the evening.
The Virginia National Weather Service expects wind gusts in the Wakefield Division to reach 70 miles per hour.
Regions further north can see torrential rain that can fall as much as three inches in some places, causing sporadic flooding.
In all, severe storms threatened 70 million Americans on Friday, reported.
Extreme weather after several tornadoes hit northern Texas and southern Oklahoma on Wednesday and Thursday.
Destructive tornadoes destroyed the roof of a school, tore apart an RV community, damaged homes and businesses,
A tornado hit Rusk County, Texas, shortly after 3 p.m. local time Thursday, knocking down many trees and leaving communities without power.
The Rusk County Office of Emergency Management said they had received reports of debris falling from the sky between Henderson and Tatum.
The EM Bureau recorded winds at 60 mph and measured hail size of 1.25 inches in Cherokee and Nacogdoches.