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The risk for severe weather will continue this weekend and again next week across the southern and central Plains while heavy rain will threaten an area farther north.
Damaging storms will continue to lash the central United States into Saturday night, just one day after the same storm system spawned nearly 40 preliminary tornado reports from Nebraska to Texas. The main threats from the storms include hail, high winds and damaging tornadoes.
The central United States will have little time to recover from the latest severe weather outbreak before the next round of violent storms ignites.
AccuWeather's extreme meteorologist was on the chase in the Cornhusker State and captured extraordinary video of a tornado forming right around him.
Powerful thunderstorms erupted across the central U.S. on Friday afternoon from western Texas through Nebraska, unleashing dozens of tornadoes.
The delays in planting crops is becoming an increasing nuisance for farmers and could result in an overall decline in corn production this year.
An area of showers and thunderstorms north of the Bahamas has a chance of developing into a weak tropical system early next week.
Wintry weather interrupted spring warmth this week across the West and Northeast, while several astonishing spectacles appeared in the sky around the world.
The threat for violent thunderstorms, including dangerous tornadoes, will press eastward across the heavily populated I-35 corridor this weekend.
Warmth that has been penned up thus far this spring will build over the South and surge into the Ohio Valley and mid-Atlantic states this weekend.