Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the North Central United States
Strong thunderstorms will fire across the Midwest bringing strong wind gusts and torrential downpours to end the weekend.
El Niño officially came to an end in early June, and experts are calling for a La Niña to develop in its footsteps.
Extreme heat helped trigger several large wildfires in the Southwest while severe weather claimed more than 170 lives in parts of Asia this week.
Severe weather is threatening the north-central United States this weekend, including some areas that were hit by violent storms on Wednesday.