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.
Rain will continue to move through the Carolinas on Saturday. While a repeat of last weekend's historic flooding will not unfold, localized issues have returned. This includes around Columbia.
A "blob" of abnormally cold water in the North Atlantic, located near Greenland, has the potential to put enough drag on the ocean current to impact weather conditions in the years to come.
Residents from McPherson, Kansas, to Norman, Oklahoma, told the USGS that they felt the earthquake, according to the USGS website.
After a period of above-average temperatures across the Northeast for much of this week, a return to more fall-like conditions will be in store this weekend.
A strengthening storm system will bring the threat for flooding, mudslides and severe thunderstorms across the Balkans through Sunday.
“It was by far the most intimidating natural disaster I have ever chased,” Storm Chaser and Extreme Meteorologist Reed Timmer said of the historic flooding in South Carolina.
Saco, ME (1998)
11" of rain over a 4 day period.
Boston, MA (1703)
"The snow is now 3 or 4 inches deep and a very cold northwest wind"..."much ice". Samuel Sewall, Diary, Mass. Hist. Sec. Coll., 46, 89.
Key West, FL (1846)
(Oct. 10 & 11) Havana-Key West-Atlantic Coast hurricane. In Havana, pressure was 27.06"/916.4 mb. Key West almost destroyed. Fort Taylor, "mass of ruins," 5' of water in city.