Two storm systems making their way through the country Wednesday morning are causing accidents and damage from Washington state to Texas. They will continue to cause havoc throughout the next few days as holiday travel hits its peak.
Southern storms brought damaging winds overnight to eastern Texas, uprooting trees and causing damage to homes.
The same storm system is bringing lightning, gusty winds and heavy rain this morning from Louisiana to Tennessee.
A flash flood watch has been issued for Wednesday morning in parts of northern Alabama and southern Tennessee with 2 to 3 inches of rain falling very quickly.
The storm system moves into Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina Wednesday afternoon, bringing heavy rain, lightning and gusty winds.