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Severe flooding threat stretches from Texas to New Jersey

As much as 10 inches of rain has fallen in the Ohio Valley since Friday, causing flooding, necessitating water rescues and creating a mudslide near Lexington, Kentucky.

Parts of southern Indiana have seen 10 inches of rain, while up to half a foot fell in parts of Ohio. Other parts of Kentucky have reported 5 inches.

There were more than 100 reports of damaging storms on Monday that ranged from the Rockies to the East Coast, including five reported tornadoes. Parts of Texas saw tennis ball-sized hail.

More heavy rain and storms are expected on Tuesday for much of the nation.

Flood alerts have been issued from Illinois to New Jersey.

a close up of text on a white background: Flood watches stretched from Illinois to New Jersey Tuesday morning.a close up of a map: Severe storms are forecast to cover much of the Plains on Tuesday.a screenshot of a video game: Heavy rain is likely the next few days for much of the U.S.

Some areas over the next few days could see additional heavy rain, locally more than 4 inches.

Per: ABC News

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