The weekend is ending with severe thunderstorms rumbling from the western Great Lakes to the Texas Panhandle and the Tennessee Valley.
Violent thunderstorms have and will remain most numerous across the western Great Lakes.
The weekend started off with a bang as damaging wind and hail-producing thunderstorms pounded the central High Plains. Even a couple of storms in southern Kansas and Nebraska spawned tornadoes late Saturday.
Similar powerful thunderstorms slammed northern Wisconsin and neighboring upper Michigan earlier this afternoon. Strong winds from one thunderstorm ripped the roof off an older building east of Stetsonville, Wis.
Additional severe thunderstorms will erupt into this evening not only across the western Great Lakes, but also southward to the Tennessee Valley and back to the Texas Panhandle.
Cities within this corridor include Green Bay, Wis., Chicago, Ill., St. Louis, Mo., Nashville, Tenn., and Lubbock, Texas.
The primary threats with the storms will continue to be damaging winds, hail and downpours. As is the case with all thunderstorms, frequent lightning is also expected.
It is not out of the question that a tornado touches down, especially across the western Great Lakes.
The thunderstorms will also bring disappointment for those hoping to catch a glimpse of today's solar eclipse.
The strongest thunderstorms are expected to weaken in intensity overnight.
On Monday, the cold front will track eastward, shifting the core of showers and thunderstorms into the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley down into the Deep South and southern Plains.
AccuWeather.com Senior Meteorologist Kristina Pydynowski contributed to the content of this story.
Parts of the eastern mid-Atlantic and New England will receive much-needed rain during the first half of this week, followed by a surge of warm air.
A strengthening storm will bring the first significant snowfall of the season to the northern Plains later this week.
Following a damp weekend and early week in the northwestern U.S., the region will receive its first widespread significant snowfall of the season from Tuesday to Wednesday.
A cluster of showers and thunderstorms in the western Caribbean has the potential to become Tropical Storm Otto later this week.
According to legend, the wider a woolly bear caterpillar's brown sections, the milder the coming winter will be.
Violent thunderstorms with hail and hurricane-force winds swept through Brisbane, Australia, on Saturday.
Seven Springs, PA (1995)
32 inches of snow.
Buffalo, NY (1872)
Two big early snowstorms on 14-16th and 18-19th dumped 38 inches of snow on the city.
New York & New England (1972)
Storm brought record deep snows for so early in the season. Albany, NY got 17.3 inches, the earliest snowfall amounting to a foot or more. (Heaviest snowfall for the month was 21.8 inches on Thanksgiving Day, 1971). Vermont and New Hampshire received up to 15 inches.