Been glued to the Weather Channel tonight. Looks like this is going to be an awful night for the heartland of America.
Right now, a Tornado watch has been issued for Sumner County, Kansas, right in the center of the USA.
Here is the latest on the wicked weather....
- A major weekend severe and tornado outbreak unfolds for the central states.
- Severe thunderstorms advance from South Dakota and the central and southern Plains into the Mississippi Valley and western Great Lakes.
- An especially big tornado risk targets Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, western Iowa and western Missouri through tonight.
- Damaging wind gusts and large hail will also target the central and southern Plains through tonight.
- Severe will extend from central Minnesota, Wisconsin and parts of western Michigan to eastern Texas and western Louisiana Sunday.
- Damaging wind gusts, large hail and a few tornadoes are likely in the Mississippi Valley and western Gulf Coast Sunday.
- The severe threat diminishes greatly by Monday as thunderstorms extend from the Great Lakes and interior Northeast to the central and western Gulf Coast.