Above- satellite + radar shows front in Midwest moving east...moisture in SE moving north...add to that a tropical disturbance moving into the Gulf and lots of cloudy unsettled weather this weekend for the Eastern third of the Nation. Below - today's threat of severe weather in dark and green.
Below - map showing tropical formation followed by map of the various tracks from computer models. This system will haunt the U.S. all of next week...so be prepared.
Below - animated maps for the next 2 days followed by rainfall projections for the next 5 days which includes the holiday weekend. Have a nice and safe weekend....weather or not.