The pattern today through Monday is one that will produce severe weather across the Plains into the Mississippi Valley. While the tornado stats remain at an all-time low, we will see tornadoes developing within this pattern. We should see several today into the High Plains, and this weekend we could see 20 or more.
Severe weather will develop in the High Plains this afternoon into tonight. The storms could produce tornadoes, but most of the impacts will be damaging winds and large hail. If tornadoes do occur, most should remain in the open country of the High Plains.
Another round of severe weather will occur this weekend. There is the potential for a major outbreak of severe weather including tornadoes. The outbreak will occur over a large part of the southern Plains into the southern Mississippi Valley. Many major cities are within the zone of the severe weather including Dallas, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Little Rock and Memphis.
A system that started in the Gulf of Mexico is coming northeast and will bring a swath of heavy rains.
A tropical low coming Northeast will produce a corridor of heavy rains.
Storms will fire over the High Plains today. Later this week, heavy rains may come north.
Severe storms will hit areas from Pennsylvania to New Jersey today. The storms will be packing high winds.
The heat is on from the Plains into the East.
The storms will continue around the edge of the heat wave.