Powerful thunderstorms will fire up from Denver to Chicago through this evening. The main threats will be large hail, damaging winds and torrential downpours, but an isolated tornado cannot be ruled out. Follow the latest radar activity for the highlighted cities below or zoom into your hometown on the Interactive Radar.
Another round of rain is expected to move through the Carolinas on Saturday, which may lead to rises on some small streams and creeks.
“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.
Winter will kick off with mild weather in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic as an intensifying El Nino influences the weather pattern across the country.
After the brief shot of warmth, temperatures will begin to pull back down to normal levels on Monday in the Chicago area.
A fall-like weekend is in store for the Northeast, after rain and thunderstorms will dampen the region on Friday.
A few snow flakes in Philadelphia, PA (trace). Also a trace of snow in Baltimore, MD.
Damaging hailstorms - $7.5 million loss to crops.
Intense low pressure causes 100 mph wind gusts in parts of state.