Showers and thunderstorms will threaten play at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa., today.
Play will begin at 12 p.m., EDT with a game between Canada and Latin America.
Northwest will take on Southwest at 2 p.m., EDT.
"The odds are in favor of getting the early games in," said AccuWeather Expert Senior Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski.
The evening games are the West versus Great Lakes scheduled for 6 p.m., EDT and Mexico versus Japan at 8 p.m., EDT.
"The evening games have a chance of some showers and thunderstorms," Sosnowski said.
Good luck to all the teams competing in the Little League World Series.
Thunderstorms with the risk of damaging winds, hail, isolated tornadoes and torrential downpours will begin to shift eastward over the central United States this weekend.
A pattern favoring waves of progressively cooler air will set up across much of the Midwest and Northeast during next week and could continue into early May.
Rounds of flooding and severe storms slammed the South and Plains this week, while a storm system unleashed dust storms and snow in the West.
Ahead of the monsoon season in India, temperatures will swell well above normal in parts of India and Pakistan.
The 119th Boston Marathon will take place on Monday, April 20, and runners set to take on the historic course will face cool and potentially rainy conditions.
In a high-tech world of satellites, computers, mobile devices and wearables, the weather balloon is still an important tool which helps meteorologists create more accurate forecasts, especially in the case of severe weather.
Colorado Rockies (1992)
Big spring snowstorm... 12" at Vail 8" at Winter Park 10" at Copper Mountain 8" at Aspen
South Dakota (1995)
Spring snows continued. 6-12" and locally 2 feet fell between Mobridge and Aberdeen. A stretch of I-90 had to be closed.
Tornadoes in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana. More than 24 funnels; over 100 killed. Sixty-five dead and $1 million damage in Marshfield, MO.