This next storm system which will eject into the Plains Sunday, and tap into abundant Gulf of Mexico moisture, leading to a round of showers and gusty thunderstorms. These storms already developed Saturday evening from Abilene, Texas through Wichita Falls, Texas and Fort Sill, Okla.
Storms will initially be capable of producing large, damaging hail and perhaps a tornado or two.
Thunderstorms will then organize into a squall line and continue to race eastward Saturday night, affecting the cities of Dallas, Waco, Austin and even the northern suburbs of Houston by Sunday morning.
This squall line will be capable of producing significant wind damage and flooding downpours along its path.
Storms will be ongoing at daybreak across the eastern portion of Texas before shifting into a warm and moist airmass over southern Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi during the daytime hours.
The threat for severe storms will move into Houston, Shreveport, New Orleans, Jackson and even Mobile by Sunday afternoon.
AccuWeather.com Meteorologists are concerned for widespread damaging winds across this region.
There is even some concern for a zone of enhanced tornadic activity over northeastern Louisiana into central Mississippi ahead of the main zone of thunderstorms.
Stay tuned to AccuWeather.com over the next few days as we continue to monitor the potential severe weather outbreak.
Heed all watches and warnings and check in with our Severe Weather Center for the latest information.
Cooler weather through late week in Detroit will be replaced by more seasonable temperatures and thunderstorms for the weekend.
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Tropical Depression Two has lost its battle to become the next Atlantic tropical storm, but it will still increase shower activity across the Caribbean to end the week.
Warm and humid air in place over much of the Northeast at midweek will contribute to the risk of drenching, gusty and locally severe thunderstorms on Wednesday.
New Zealand (1995)
Extreme cold - a bay in Littleton Harbor froze for the first time in "living memory".
Simla, CO (1996)
4.5" diameter hail.
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(22nd-24th) George Washington Hurricane; After causing ship disasters off SW Bermuda, the storm moved NW over Tidewater, NC and VA to pass right over George Washington's Mt. Vernon plantation. On July 24th, George Washington wrote in his diary: "About noon the wind suddenly shifted from NE to SW and blew the remaining part of the day violently from that quarter. The tide this time rose near higher than it was ever known to do, driving boats, etc. into fields, where no tide had ever been heard of before, and most, it is apprehended, having done infinite damage on their wharves at Alexandria, Norfolk, Baltimore, etc. At home all day."