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Three consecutive days of severe weather are in store for the Lone Star State this week. Unfortunately this outbreak will unfold after just four days of reprieve in Texas since the start of a widespread severe weather event last week that spawned a whopping 97 tornadoes between last Wednesday and Friday in 12 states, taking at least 6 lives. Fortunately, such extensive destruction is not expected with this week’s outbreak. But the storms will nonetheless be dangerous in their own right, capable of producing baseball-sized hail, damaging winds, and a few isolated tornadoes. The severe weather threat was in its infancy Monday afternoon as a slow-moving cold front draped across the Texas panhandle, southeastern New Mexico, and central Oklahoma. South of the cold front, warm and moist air flowing from the Gulf of Mexico has supplied abundant fuel for thunderstorms. Meanwhile, an upper-level feature approaching from northern Mexico has been…