Intense Storms and Floods Hit Central U.S.

HeadlineMay 21, 2019

In the central United States, a series of intense storms brought flash flooding, baseball-sized hail and at least 19 tornadoes to parts of Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas on Monday. Authorities canceled classes for 150,000 schoolchildren, as heavy rains forced the closure of Interstate 40 and other highways, and emergency responders rescued people from flooded homes.

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