Towards our west, a Tornado Watch has been issued for a large number of counties in that half of the state.
Meteorologists with the National Weather Service office in Huntsville said Saturday could see a storm containing damaging winds in the 60-70-mph range. It's also how many tornadoes there were in the state previous year, according to the National Weather Service.
Hail up to golf-ball size fell in parts of southwest Iowa and southeastern Nebraska as storms blew through Friday afternoon. As for the the weekend, high temperatures behind the system will fall into the middle 40s on Saturday with the chance of a few showers.More news: Roundly mocked for using 'mission accomplished' trope, Trump doubles down
As the band of thunderstorms progresses eastward, heavy rain and strong to severe thunderstorms will develop across our entire region into the overnight hours before exiting east Alabama Sunday morning.
That area has been put in an "Enhanced" risk of severe weather.
"The line of severe weather remains west of Charlotte at this time", said Wilmoth. It was set to expire for 7 p.m., but was extended until 9 p.m., then canceled shortly before 8 p.m. There will likely be a sharp gradient north of the heavy snow band, according to the weather service. "We'll need to watch for flooding and a potential threat of flash flooding".More news: Former First lady Barbara Bush 'in failing health'
Fire/rescue officials in Baton Rouge reported a tree fallen on a home near Oneal Road and Antioch Road, the result of thunderstorm wind damage, at 8:05 a.m.
The storm is expected to move out of Wisconsin by Sunday night, setting the stage for quiet weather on Monday, with sunshine and a chilly high of 39.More news: Woman raped by 3 men in UP