Millions of Americans brace for severe weather



Millions in Central U.S. brace for extreme weather this week

A storm system moving eastward from California could hit Central U.S. mid-week, per CNN.Driving the news: Starting Tuesday, the area stretching from Wichita, Kansas, to San Angelo, Texas may be subject to extreme weather that includes “damaging winds, hail and tornadoes,” writes CNN.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insights with Axios Markets. Subscribe for freeThe storms may worsen during the week. Areas of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri could receive between four to six inches of rain and be subject to flash floods.What they’re saying: “This could be the most substantial threat of the year so far in Oklahoma and Kansas,” said Taylor Ward, a CNN meteorologist. “While this may be a bit late in the spring, this is certainly not unusual, as late April and May is the peak for severe weather in the Southern Plains.”Like this article? Get more from Axios and subscribe to Axios Markets for free.

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