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.
Thunderstorms bring the flash of white-hot splintered bolts that illuminate the blackened skies, creating a spectacular light show, and the looming threat of electrocution.
Severe thunderstorms that blasted areas of Arkansas with damaging winds and heavy rainfall will continue to race through eastern Texas.