Severe Weather and Potential Flooding over the Next 3 Days

The central US, South, and Southeast will see at least three days of severe weather, bringing damaging winds, hail, and isolated tornadoes, as well as heavy rain with the potential of flash flooding. Here is the 3-day forecast.

NWS weather alerts for Monday

Here are the latest weather alerts from the National Weather Service (NWS) for Monday.

Flood warning: south-Central and central Kansas.

Severe thunderstorm warning: western North Carolina; northwest and central South Carolina; Gulf Coast waters near Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the western Florida Panhandle.

Heat advisory: central and south-central California.

Red flag warning: north-central California.

The 3 day forecast: Severe weather, flooding rains

Thunderstorms bringing severe weather through Wednesday over the central US, South, and Southeast, delivering heavy rain with the possibility of flash flooding.

Monday: Severe weather central US, flash flooding risk on two fronts

Thunderstorms over the central US will stretch from Texas to the Dakotas into northwestern Minnesota and over the South and Southeast from Louisiana to the Atlantic coast.

According to latest updates from the Storm Prediction Center (SPC), a  Level 2 severe weather risk over eastern New Mexico into western, southern, central, and northern Texas.

Heavy rain on two fronts for Wednesday bringing potential flash flooding.

The first front is over the central US from southern Texas into central Oklahoma and south-central Kansas.

The second front of potential flash flooding along the Gulf of Mexico beginning at the coastal areas of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and the Florida Panhandle and extends into southern and eastern Alabama; western, central, northeastern, and northern Georgia; central and western South Carolina; Eastern Tennessee; western, central and northwestern North Carolina; southeastern Kentucky; southern West Virginia and southern Virginia.

In the West, possible sleet over Washington, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado. Isolated thunderstorms over Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.

Tuesday: Severe weather for central US, flood risk

Thunderstorms over the South and Southeast, extending into parts of the upper Midwest and lower Ohio Valley.

Heavy rain through the central US, bringing a Level 2 severe weather risk over central and northeastern Texas into southern Oklahoma.

Other states looking at heavy rain with the potential of flash flooding are northeastern Louisiana, central and eastern Oklahoma, Arkansas, eastern Kansas, Missouri, western Tennessee, southwestern Kentucky, southeastern Nebraska, and southern Iowa.

Sleet in the West over Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, and Colorado.

Critical fire weather warning over eastern Arizona, western and southern New Mexico, and extreme western Texas.

Wednesday: Severe weather threat for the South, flash flooding risk

Thunderstorms will extend from the South into the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes areas.

As the storm front pushes east, a Level 2 severe weather risk over southeastern Texas into southwestern Louisiana, according to the SPC.

Heavy rain with potential flash flooding is forecast for eastern Texas, Louisiana, southern and eastern Arkansas, Mississippi, northwestern Alabama, western and central Tennessee, southeastern Missouri, southwestern Kentucky, and southern Illinois.

In the West, no sleet, thunderstorms, or critical fire weather warnings at this time.