A storm system responsible for severe weather across the Plains over the past week, as well as the snow across the Rockies will advance eastward.
Round after round of drenching rain will continue to cause flooding in the South, while another dose of rain may renew flooding in the Ohio Valley this weekend.
The southern Plains will finally catch a break from severe weather to end the weekend as the danger shifts to the lower Mississippi Valley.
The southern Plains will once again become the target of severe thunderstorms into Saturday evening.
In a high-tech world of satellites, computers, mobile devices and wearables, the weather balloon is still an important tool which helps meteorologists create more accurate forecasts, especially in the case of severe weather.