Severe Outbreak of Tornadoes in Southern, Midwestern States

Several Midwestern and southern states are poised to see the worst severe weather outbreak in years, including powerful tornadoes.

This comes after at least 24 tornadoes touched down from Texas to Arkansas over the last 48 hours.

More than 150, 000 kids stayed home from school Monday as they prepared for one of the worst days of weather forecasters have seen in years.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued their most severe warning in over two years in the southern planes.

Many homes were completely destroyed and thousands of other homes seeing severe damage.

Now the 1.4 million people in Oklahoma are preparing for what could be the worst night yet.

Emergency workers are recommending that people find a safe place and remain inside.