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Mar 12, 2014; 5:31 PM ET Expect rainy weather Friday evening through Saturday afternoon
A spike in severe thunderstorms, capable of producing tornadoes, will follow a slow start to severe weather season in 2014.
The total count of tornadoes nationwide at the end of this year is challenging to predict, but some similarities to last year's severe weather season are likely in 2014.
This late-winter storm has cut power to more than 100,000 from Illinois to the mid-Atlantic and delayed thousands of flights.
Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the South Central United States
Springlike warmth will pour from the Plains to the East over the next few days before another winter storm unfolds at midweek.