Severe storms targeting Midwest, Northeast as West stays hot

first_imgABC News(NEW YORK) — More than 140 damaging storms were reported on Monday from Georgia up to Maine. New Jersey and Delaware experienced gusts of 75 mph, and wind speeds in Long Island, New York, reached 67 mph. Parts of Massachusetts saw hail larger than golf balls as areas around Philadelphia had trees knocked onto power lines and cars. Severe weather in the Midwest on Tuesday — including potential storms all the way from Nebraska to Ohio — is likely to make its way to the Northeast by Wednesday. Damaging winds, large hail and tornadoes are the biggest threats.The cold front is forecast to reach the Northeast on Wednesday afternoon. Damaging winds and flash flooding are the biggest threats.Nine southern states are under heat warnings and advisories as heat indices could top 110.The Southwest remains hot, and parts of California, Nevada and Arizona could see record highs by Wednesday.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Tulane looks to end streak vs SMU

first_img Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditSMU (18-6, 8-4) vs. Tulane (10-15, 2-11)Fogelman Arena in Devlin Fieldhouse, New Orleans; Wednesday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: SMU looks to extend Tulane’s conference losing streak to 10 games. Tulane’s last AAC win came against the Temple Owls 65-51 on Jan. 11. SMU is coming off a big 73-72 win on Saturday over then-No. 20 Houston. February 18, 2020 SUPER SENIORS: Tulane’s Christion Thompson, K.J. Lawson and Nic Thomas have collectively scored 50 percent of the team’s points this season, including 54 percent of all Green Wave scoring over the last five games.FUELING THE OFFENSE: Kendric Davis has either made or assisted on 50 percent of all SMU field goals over the last three games. Davis has 18 field goals and 24 assists in those games.UNDEFEATED WHEN: The Green Wave are 6-0 when they hold opposing teams to 61 points or fewer and 4-15 when opponents exceed 61 points. The Mustangs are 13-0 when they hold opponents to a field goal percentage of 42.4 percent or worse, and 5-6 when opponents exceed that percentage.COLD SPELL: Tulane has lost its last five home games, scoring an average of 59.2 points while giving up 72.DID YOU KNOW: SMU has posted an excellent offensive rebound percentage of 35.3 percent, ranking the Mustangs 19th nationally in that category. The offensive rebound percentage for Tulane sits at just 21.8 percent (ranked 333rd). ___For more AP college basketball coverage: and was generated by Automated Insights,, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comcenter_img Associated Press Tulane looks to end streak vs SMUlast_img read more