A round of severe weather this week courtesy of winter storm Petros has left eight dead and considerable property damage in the South and mid-Atlantic states. As of today the National Weather Service has confirmed 54 tornadoes, however that number may rise as additional damage surveys are completed.
It all started off on Tuesday morning, with reports of multiple tornadoes across Texas and Louisiana. By the afternoon several other Southern states had confirmed a tornado outbreaks as well. On Wednesday the system went on to spawn twisters in the Carolinas, Virginia and Pennsylvania.
While damages are still being assessed, widespread destruction is evident and extensive clean-up plans are underway.
Another powerful storm system forecast for next week is expected to bring heavy snowfall and thunderstorms from the Plains to the South, the Midwest and East…
The spring storms are already popping!