With the United States stretching across such a vast mass of land, the varying landscape offers diverse weather phenomena in every corner of the country.
Fall air will erase the record warmth that has been gripping the Northeast, while chilly air is set to charge into the Midwest by week's end.
Locally damaging thunderstorms and flooding downpours may travel across a thousand-mile stretch across the Central states Wednesday through Friday.
Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the North Central United States
The threat of severe weather will shift east into Tuesday night with storms set to erupt from South Dakota to Texas.
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