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.
It's going to be a stormy period across the country, but the models seem to differ on the outcome.
The storm that is coming into the Plains will produce a wide range of weather including snow, ice and flooding rains.
The holiday time will be stormy in the Plains and Front Range of the Rockies. Travel will be impacted by the weather.
A swath of moderate to heavy snow to move from the Midwest through the Great Lakes.
A storm will streak out of the Rockies into the Great Lakes producing a swath of a snow along its path.