A potent cold front will push across the Midwest to end Sunday, igniting locally strong thunderstorms.
While a push of dry air will make steady progress through the Appalachians and interior South this week, downpours will linger along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts this weekend.
After strong thunderstorms developed from Chicago to Amarillo, Texas, on Tuesday, storms will shift eastward into the upper Great Lakes and lower Mississippi Valley into Wednesday night.
Several tornado warnings were issued as the line of storms plowed across the region. A brief tornado touchdown was reported in Livingston County, Illinois, with no damage reported.
A storm more typical of autumn will produce widespread severe weather across a large portion of the central United States into Tuesday night.
While severe weather threatens parts of the Plains this weekend, the central United States will face a more widespread risk Monday into Wednesday.
Drenching downpours and the risk of flooding and gusty winds will continue across the Northeast and parts of the South through Tuesday.
Severe storms pounded the Midwest and Northeast, causing two deadly tent collapses. Elsewhere around the world, Soudelor became the strongest cyclone on earth this year.