Businesses should prepare for a major storm that will cause disruptions to operations, travel and pose a significant threat to lives and property.
MONSTROUS STORM MARCHING ACROSS THE U.S.
AccuWeather's expert meteorologists are keeping a close eye on a volatile storm that will bring dangerous conditions that will pose a significant risk to property and threaten lives across the county this week. The storm will have a warm and cold side, each with its own associated hazards.
Along the Atlantic coast, the intensifying storm will bring heavy rain and strong wind gusts through Saturday that can cause flooding. Except for DownEast Maine, most precipitation will fall as rain along the coast.
Over the past two days, a blizzard has unfolded across portions of the northern Plains and Upper Midwest, creating difficult, if not impossible, travel conditions. The snow and wind will continue across the northern Plains and Upper Midwest Thursday into Friday. By the time the storm ends across the northern Plains and Upper Midwest, over a foot of snow is expected.
Businesses in these areas should keep an eye on the storm and should:
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In the southern part of the county, severe thunderstorms brought torrential downpours on the warmer side of the storm. The storm brought damaging thunderstorms that produced multiple tornadoes across the South.
Two people were killed in Louisiana, and several others were hurt in Texas after tornadoes ripped through the South. The tornadoes caused severe widespread damage to communities in Texas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana.
A tornado destroyed buildings and injured dozens of people in Farmerville, Louisiana, about 105 miles northeast of Shreveport.
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