Severe weather expected in parts of Midwest

Severe thunderstorms are expected to develop during the afternoon and evening hours today, according to the National Weather Service.

Damaging winds will be the primary threat, with large hail, and a few tornadoes also possible. Heavy downpours could also lead to flooding of low lying and poor drainage areas. Areas most likely to be impacted include the Midwest, Upper Mississippi and Ohio Valley regions.

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