Heavy rain is possible tonight and tomorrow, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a Flash Flood Watch for the Houston area until 7am Sunday.
Following an outbreak of severe thunderstorms at midweek, more storms will ignite over the southern Plains and will include the potential for flash flooding into the weekend.
One of the largest severe weather outbreak so far this year occurred this week as powerful winds, large hail and heavy rains pummeled the Plains and parts of the Ohio Valley over the course of several days.
Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the South Central United States
Five years after a deadly tornado leveled towns, including portions of Tuscaloosa and Birmingham, Alabama, relief groups say that rebuilding communities are stronger than they were before.
A new effort is underway to build more disaster-resistant homes in the central United States, an area more prone to tornadoes and severe weather.