FORECAST: Severe weather continues through weekend; Plains outbreak possible Saturday

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Weekend Forecast Outlook


Following Wednesday's tornado outbreak in the Plains, additional rounds of severe weather will fire up in the Plains and occasionally parts of the Midwest each day through Mother's Day.

(WEDNESDAY'S OUTBREAK: State-By-State News | Tornado/Flash Flood Recap)

In fact, Saturday poses the threat of another widespread severe thunderstorm and tornado outbreak in many of the same parts of the Plains plagued by severe thunderstorms over the past few days.

In addition, the threat of additional flash flooding remains a serious risk.

Below you can find details on the severe weather forecast for the days ahead.

(ON THIS PAGE: Severe Weather Forecast | Radar, Watches, Warnings | Severe Weather Live Blog)


Where: Chance of severe storms will stretch from the Upper Midwest through the central and southern Plains and parts of the adjacent High Plains, including some areas ravaged by severe storms Wednesday.
Threats: Large hail, damaging wind gusts, and a few tornadoes are possible.
Cities: Minneapolis | Kansas City | Amarillo | Dallas-Ft. Worth


Where: Severe storms are expected again from eastern Colorado, Kansas and southwest Missouri to central and north Texas, including parts of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles.
Threats: Large hail, damaging wind gusts, and a few tornadoes possible.
Cities: Wichita, Kansas | Oklahoma City | Dallas-Ft. Worth


Where: A severe thunderstorm outbreak is possible in the Plains from portions of Nebraska and Kansas to Oklahoma and Texas.
Threats: Tornadoes, some of which may be strong and long-tracked, large hail, damaging wind gusts.
Cities: Wichita, Kansas | Oklahoma City | Dallas-Ft. Worth


Where: The threat of severe storms will push a bit farther east, extending from parts of Iowa to east Texas.
Threats: Large hail, damaging winds, and some tornadoes possible.
Cities: Des Moines | Kansas City | Dallas-Ft. Worth

Check back with us at and The Weather Channel for more updates on this severe weather outlook.

(MAPS: 7-day National Rain Forecast)

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