Thunderstorms will once again turn severe across the Ohio Valley and into the mid-Atlantic through Sunday night.
Following gusty storms across the Midwest Saturday night, the threat for these storms will continue into the second half of the weekend. The system will track east throughout the day, bringing even more violent storms for Sunday afternoon and Sunday night.
Along with the damaging hail and wind gusts that accompanied Saturday's storms, Sunday will have a risk for isolated tornadoes as well.
>This weekend's potent storm brings more severe weather into the Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic through Sunday night.
Some cities in the line of fire for these storms Sunday afternoon include Cincinnati, Columbus and Cleveland, Ohio; Pittsburgh; Morgantown, West Virginia; and Lexington, Kentucky.
Into Sunday night, the area most at risk will stretch from eastern Kentucky to West Virginia and southern Ohio.
For the nighttime hours, the main threats will become torrential downpours, large hail and damaging winds. These severe thunderstorms will reach as far as the I-95 corridor, threatening cities like Philadelphia and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Baltimore; Washington, D.C.; and Richmond, Virginia.
Thunderstorms could also be severe from eastern Wisconsin and Michigan. These storms could be capable of large hail and even isolated tornadoes.
As AccuWeather.com meteorologist Brian Lada warned this past week, "Severe or not, any thunderstorm that develops will be accompanied by lightning, which can in turn bring danger to those in the outdoors."
Already in 2014, 15 deaths across the country have been attributed to lightning strikes.
These typical thunderstorms will be the story on Monday. As this potent system continues eastward, storms will finally move into the Northeast for the start of the new week. However, these thunderstorms are not likely to be severe, producing some locally strong wind gusts across the region.
Behind these storms will be a major cool down for the Great Lakes and mid-Atlantic.
The risk of flooding downpours and gusty thunderstorms will spread toward southern Florida as a tropical disturbance shifts northwestward from Cuba.
Following a tropical threat for the United States Gulf coast next week, an uptick in tropical systems will continue for the next six to eight weeks.
After showers threaten to spoil outdoor plans over the weekend, Monday will feature great weather for the bank holiday in Wales and England.
On the heels of deadly Typhoon Mindulle, Typhoon Lionrock is poised to make landfall in Japan early next week with heavy rainfall, damaging winds and an inundating storm surge.
Relief from the heat baking Germany this weekend will come by early next week, but not before violent thunderstorms threaten northern areas to end the weekend.
President Obama visited flood victims in Louisiana this week, while several tropical systems were on the prowl in the Atlantic.