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Texas, Oklahoma Brace For Round Two Of Hail; Tornadoes Possible

File photo of a tornado in Milsap, Texas.
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File photo of a tornado in Milsap, Texas.

Texas and Oklahoma was bracing Monday for a second round of severe storms and hail the size of tennis balls — and there was also a chance of tornadoes.

Meanwhile, some 14 million Americans were in the path of severe thunderstorms shifting eastward into Louisiana, Arkansas, and parts of Mississippi, NBC meteorologist Bill Karins reported.

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"An isolated tornado cannot be ruled out with the stronger storms," according to The Weather Channel.

Keli Pirtle of the National Weather Service said "this is very typical."

"April, May, June are the busiest time of the year for severe weather in this part of the country," said Pirtle.

The northern stretches of the Lone Star State and central and southeastern Oklahoma were bombarded on Sunday by Mother Nature with smaller hail reported in Kansas and Missouri.

Powerful winds were also recorded across the region. Storm-chasers recorded one gust of 90 mph on I-44 near Geronimo, Oklahoma, according to the NWS.

The storm was expected to be "less robust" on Wednesday, The Weather Channel added, nevertheless sparking severe storms further east, from Alabama and into northern Florida, Georgia and South Carolina.

While these early-spring storms are not unusual, what isn't typical is the brutal cold that has blanketed the Northeast in early April with little promise of letting up.

Parts of Pennsylvania and Bluefield, West Virginia, set or matched record low temperatures Sunday. People in Dubois, Pennsylvania, woke up to temperatures of just 12 F, according to The Weather Channel.