The southeastern United States is facing the risk for damaging thunderstorms this weekend.
A pattern of persistent downpours, beginning with a rainstorm this weekend is likely to disrupt travel, hinder outdoor plans and projects and put summer heat on hold in the Northeast into early August.
Three people were injured after severe weather tore from Indiana to Kentucky and Tennessee to end the week.
A new round of severe weather is threatening lives from Ohio through Tennessee and will continue into Saturday morning.
A town in Iowa was severely damaged by a tornado on Thursday, while strong storms led to a tour boat disaster in Missouri that killed 17.
The risk of severe thunderstorms, including isolated tornadoes, will progress farther to the east and south over the central United States into Friday night.
Severe thunderstorms tracked across Iowa on Thursday afternoon with several tornadoes touching down across the state.