After deadly tornadoes erupted in the South and Midwest on Friday, Severe weather was expected to continue on saturday.
Tracking east, the National Weather Service warned that the powerful storm is bringing a threat of thunderstorms and strong winds to the Ohio Valley and Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.
Maximum gusts could approach 60 mph across much of the Appalachian Mountains, upper Ohio Valley and the mid-Atlantic, the agency said.
“Winds of this magnitude are likely to knock down many trees and potentially lead to widespread power outages,” it warned.
High wind warnings and advisories were in effect.
This comes at a time when severe thunderstorms were possible in the inland northeast regions.
Scattered damaging winds and a couple of tornadoes would be possible across parts of that region during the evening, and the National Weather Service noted that higher temperatures are expected to help drive a favorable environment for thunderstorm development from the Ohio Valley to the northeast.
The storms will be able to contain gusts of damaging winds, large hail and some tornadoes.
A few severe thunderstorms were also possible to the south as the cold front reaches to the southeast.
FOX Weather, citing officials, reported Saturday that Hurricanes in the Midwest and South It has been linked to the deaths of at least 11 people in multiple states. Dozens were injured.
On the cold side of the system, heavy snow and winds are expected in the Midwest and Great Lakes, and the next major winter storm is expected to begin forming over the Central Great Basin and Rocky on Monday.
The weather is expected to be unstable and warm across much of the south-central United States and the Deep South, with a warm front in the southern plains and lower Mississippi Valley on Sunday, and a short-wave depression is expected to bring rain and thunderstorms overnight.
Few related storms It may lead to fears of flash floods between northeastern Texas and central Mississippi.
Above-average temperatures are also set for the region by Monday; Warm weather, high winds and low relative humidity will create critical atmospheric fires in the central and southern high plains.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.