Thursday, May 8
(Undated) -- A huge weather system stretching from Texas to the Upper Midwest will threaten up to 40-million Americans today. Forecasters say storms could unleash hail, frequent lightning strikes, heavy rains and flooding, and damaging winds, including tornadoes. People in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, and Wisconsin are directly in the storm's path. Winds of up to 90 miles an hour knocked over a train in Kansas yesterday.