Useless in tornado as spring storm system barrels east

Useless in tornado as spring storm system barrels east

If they determine the damage was done by a tornado, they will also determine the estimated wind speed and EF rating of the tornado.

The weather service said the 14.9 inches (37.8 centimeters) at Minneapolis airport from Friday through Sunday set a record for the largest April snowstorm ever there.

Meteorologist confirmed two more tornadoes touched down during the tumultuous weather that crossed the state Sunday. On Saturday, the storm caused the cancellation of almost 470 flights at the airport.

And another round of snow is possible midweek in the Upper Midwest.

For the twin cities of Minneapolis-St.

The storms stretched from the Gulf Coast to the Midwest and were moving into the Northeast and New England.

Strong winds blew a house off it's foundation, and trees and power lines were also knocked down.




The weather service also warned of potential coastal flooding along Lake Michigan in Wisconsin and IL, where Chicago residents were warned that waves could reach as high as 18 feet.

There was in Louisiana A sleeping woman murdered early Saturday when a tree fell on her family vehicle. A Wisconsin woman was killed when she lost control of her minivan on slick roads and veered into an oncoming SUV.

The tornado first touch downed in northwest Campbell County, the Amherst County, according to the National Weather Service.

The Lowcountry, meanwhile, managed to dodge the worst of the weather.

No injuries were reported.

The NWS has the final say on whether or not the damage was tornadic in nature or was done by straight-line winds.

Survey crews in Iredell County determined that damage from Sunday's storms was caused by a microburst.

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