Jul 29, 2014; 8:40 AM ET While it remains cool in the eastern part of the country, the southern Plains will see heavy rains and severe storms as the heat attacks the trough.
It was a rather active past few days with tornadoes, flash flooding, and damaging winds targeting many communities.
Television meteorologists and weather reports have the responsibility to provide the public with potentially life-saving information, even if it requires the interruption of a popular television program.
Severe storms brought damaging winds, hail, flooding downpours and possibly tornadoes across the Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic Sunday and early Monday.
Organizers have major responsibilities when planning major events like outdoor weddings and festivals especially when summer brings unstable weather.
Strong and severe thunderstorms from Canada and the northern Plains will shift into the Midwest and Ohio Valley in time for the weekend.
A tornado touched down and wreaked havoc at Cherrystone Campground in Virginia on Thursday morning, causing two fatalities and leaving 36 injured.