Severe thunderstorms will develop along the cold front from the Great Lakes to Texas today. The impacts of the storms will be mainly damaging winds and hail. A tornado threat does exist for areas from Wisconsin to Missouri. The threat of tornadoes is small.
Thursday and Friday, the front will inch east and a heavy rain event may develop from the Carolinas to New York. Rainfall across that area could range from 1-4 inches and may result in flash flooding. Severe storms may also occur across the same area.
The tropical system should spin up today and track to the South Carolina coast by Saturday night.
The central Plains will have a significant outbreak of severe weather including large tornadoes. The tropical system will head toward the Southeast coast.
The Plains will have more active days of severe weather with the potential for tornadoes. The Southeast coast has a tropical threat this weekend.
The Plains will have severe weather the next several days with Thursday being the big day. Tropics may produce a storm that could impact the Southeast coast.
The Plains will have several days of severe weather including tornadoes. The tropics could heat up next week off the Southeast coast.
The storms will return to the High Plains and some will be severe this weekend.