Thunderstorms, some severe, this afternoon through late tonight; storms can bring downpours, large hail, damaging winds and a tornado
Parts of this week will feel more like summer across the Midwest and Northeast with the warmest days of 2015 set to unfold.
Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the North Central United States
Thunderstorms are set to return to the Plains for the first week of May following a relatively quiet end to April.
Severe winter weather played a major role in paltry U.S. economic growth in the first quarter of 2015, but hopes are high for an increase in spring and summer sales in regions that were gripped by a long winter.