A thunderstorm near Spartanburg, South Carolina just dropped 2.50" hail. That's the size of a tennis ball. Another severe storm, pictured above, is approaching Myrtle Beach at 5:05PM. If you live in the Carolinas, especially along/east of I-85 in South Carolina and along I-95 in North Carolina, keeps a close watch on the storms this evening.
Here are all 489 severe weather warnings issued in the past 7 days as of midnight-ish. Severe thunderstorm warnings are blue, tornado warnings are red, flash flood warnings are green. An active couple of days, but still quiet for May. More active weather is expected on Friday in the southeast and southwest.
NASA released satellite images that show the extent of the historic flooding in the Balkans, which is responsible for the deaths of dozens and countless millions in property damage. The flooding is also unearthing thousands of landmines, which could pose a problem for residents both in and downstream of the floodwaters.
May is finally acting like May across much of the country today. The odds of seeing large hail and damaging winds are 30x higher than normal in both the Mile High City and the Nation's Capital this afternoon, respectively. Some tornadoes are also possible, especially around Denver, but the risk is starting to drop a bit around D.C.