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Severe weather is threatening the north-central United States this weekend, including some areas that were hit by violent storms on Wednesday.
People were left trapped in their residence as a tornado ripped through Pontiac, Illinois, on Wednesday.
Heavy thunderstorms will continue to track eastward across portions of Ohio, Kentucky and West Virginia Thursday morning.
The potential for severe thunderstorms and the risk of flash flooding will focus on part of the mid-Atlantic states and parts of the Ohio and Tennessee valleys into Thursday night.
The risk for an outbreak of severe weather, including a far-reaching swath of damaging winds, will increase over a part of the Midwest into Wednesday night.
Locally severe storms will erupt and sweep through part of the North Central United States through Monday.
The risk of severe weather will rebound over parts of the Midwest, Appalachians and Piedmont into Thursday evening.
Locally violent storms will take aim at part of the Plains and Midwest into Tuesday evening.