The map below hones in on the mid-Atlantic states as the area for the severe weather today, but anywhere along the Eastern Seaboard is fair game for severe weather.
Soundings out of Dullas show quite a bit of shear to support storms that could rotate and produce a few tornadoes. I do think the main impacts today will be the heavy rain and flooding, as well as damaging wind gusts produced by the storms.
The event will happen quickly today as storms race along at 50 mph. So between the midday and late afternoon is when the storms will occur. By evening, most are racing off the coast.
A stormy time across the southern Plains today into Saturday. Flooding rains will be the main issue during the period.
Storms will be severe in the southern mid-Atlantic and in the Southern Plains. Tornadoes possible in the Plains Friday.
The focus of the severe weather will be across southern Iowa into western Illnois where storms should develop around the upper-level low.
Storm coming out of the Rockies will bring tornadoes and severe winds to the Plains and Mississippi. Mid-Atlantic has big storms too.
Severe weather will occur this week as a series of storms move across the country.
The pattern will become active in the Plains and Midwest starting Sunday and lasting into next week.