Watch for a severe thunderstorm tomorrow evening; storms can bring downpours, large hail, damaging winds and a tornado
Violent storms and flash flooding will target the south-central United States from late Friday through Sunday and may hit some neighborhoods hard in the middle of the night.
Several days of heavy rain have resulted in dangerous flash flooding across the Carolinas this week, resulting in road closures, water rescues and rising river levels.
Floods are underrated weather hazards that cause widespread destruction, but people can minimize risks by following certain safety measures and investing in flood insurance.
Summerlike warmth will surge northward into the Ohio Valley at midweek and the mid-Atlantic states on Thursday.