While dry air holds over much of New England through Saturday, rounds of rain and storms will take aim on much of the mid-Atlantic into next week.
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Short-Range Weather forecast overview for the North Central United States
The threat of locally damaging and dangerous thunderstorms will be centered from the central Plains to the Gulf Coast into Wednesday night.
Thunderstorms capable of hail, damaging winds, flooding rainfall and an isolated tornado will continue across the Plains through Tuesday night.
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