The threat for severe thunderstorms in the North Central states will shrink to parts of the central Plains Tuesday night with locally heavy storms farther to the northeast.
There is a distinct difference between a watch and a warning, and knowing the difference can save your life.
A major severe weather event is set to unfold across the northern U.S. Plains and Canadian Prairies on Monday night with the potential for large and damaging tornadoes.
A potent storm system swinging across the northern Plains, the Upper Midwest and neighboring Canada will spark severe storms through Friday night.
Each year, two-thirds of all lightning-related fatalities recorded in the United States occur when people are engaging in leisure activities.
The same system that brought strong thunderstorms to the nation's midsection on Monday will fire up in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic on Tuesday.