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Millions along I-95 corridor face severe weather threat on Memorial Day as deadly weekend storms shift east

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NEW YORK – After severe weather and tornadoes tore across the nation’s heartland and killed at least 20 people across four states over the weekend, the threat of severe storms shifts east on Memorial Day and places millions along the Interstate 95 corridor at risk of damaging wind gusts, large hail and a few tornadoes.A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has also been issued for parts of New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, including the greater New York City area, until 9 p.m. ET.Another Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued until 10 p.m. ET for parts of South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama.A Tornado Watch has also been issued from Maryland and the nation’s capitol through North Carolina until after sunset.HOW TO WATCH FOX WEATHEROn Monday afternoon and evening, severe storms are expected across parts of the Northeast, mid-Atlantic and Southeast.Major cities along I-95 such as New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and Charlotte, North Carolina, are all under a Level 2 out of 5 risk of severe weather.WEEKEND SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES KILL AT LEAST 20 PEOPLE ACROSS 4 STATESMore isolated severe thunderstorms are possible Monday afternoon and evening across much of Central and East Texas, including the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex, as well as southwestern Oklahoma and the upper and mid-Mississippi Valley.Damaging wind gusts and large hail are the greatest threats from any severe storms on Memorial Day. However, a few tornadoes are also possible, with the greatest risk centered along I-95 from eastern Pennsylvania through eastern North Carolina. That includes Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington and Richmond and Norfolk in Virginia.PIECE OF SUSPECTED SPACE DEBRIS FOUND IN RURAL NORTH CAROLINASevere thunderstorms are possible across much of Central and West Texas and into southeastern New Mexico from Tuesday afternoon into Tuesday evening.Damaging wind gusts and large hail are the main threats, which could come from a combination of supercells and organized clusters of storms.CHILDREN AMONG 7 DEAD IN TEXAS AFTER DEADLIEST TORNADO SINCE 2015

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