Showers and thunderstorms from SOuthern Plains to Great Lakes - all ahead of a cold front which will swing off most of the East Coast by Sunday. Below - today's threat of severe weather in dark green.
Below - today's weather map followed by animated movement for the weekend.
Following maps - show the tropical Atlantic. Two disturbances may generate into a tropical storm...(Gert) and come close to East Coast. Latest satellite picture shows the system to be more organized....so this needs to be watched. Have a nice weekend and be safe.