Severe weather threat today in yellow....dark green is marginal.
Satellite picture shows the moisture reving up from Plains to Lower Mississippi Valley...which is where the severe threat is today. A vigorous low off the Oregon coast will be the next weather maker this weekend and next week.
Above- current map....below...map moving forward to Thursday night. Train of lows and storms does not stop.
Below...the 3 long range models and their projection for chilly air to return to the Northeast by next Friday.....while elsewhere the wetness and warmth continue. Be safe.