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A triple threat storm could bring tornadoes, snow and flooding to millions this weekend

(CNN)A powerful storm system set to affect much of the country this weekend could pose a triple threat, with the possibility of severe storms and tornadoes, ice and snow, and flooding.Millions of people in the eastern half of the United States -- in the Southeast, Midwest, Great Lakes Region and the Northeast -- could feel the effects, said CNN meteorologist Dave Hennen. Another storm system will bring heavy snow to the West.In the eastern US: Nearly 50 million people are under flood watch in parts of Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Missouri, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, New York and Vermont. About 35 million are under a winter weather alert in parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, New York, New Hampshi ...