The unfinished outbreak, including the threat for tornadoes, is set to extend through the nighttime hours.
The unfolding outbreak wants to be the second in less than a week for portions of the South, Midwest and the East. At least two dozen states are likely to hit with severe thunderstorms during this week's outbreak.
While the number of tornadoes produced by this setup may be lower than the more than one year, it is likely that it will be a disaster.
There are multiple reports of tornadoes in rural areas across the southern US There was a tornado near Higgins, Texas Wednesday evening.
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Robert Scott looks through a family Bible that he is pulled out of the rubble Sunday, April 14, 2019, from his Seely Drive home outside of Hamilton, Miss., after an apparent tornado touched down Saturday night. (AP Photo / Jim Lytle)
Nocturnal thunderstorms with high winds and tornadoes are extremely dangerous.
This severe weather threat, hail, flash flooding, frequent lightning strikes and tornadoes.
The storms will hit the road, outdoor plans
Severe weather to break up Wednesday night
Following the first severe storms over the southern Plains and the Upper Midwest from Wednesday afternoon, the storms will not be fade after dark.
Wednesday night may bring multiple violent storms including The greatest risk of tornadoes in a swath of Arkansas, southward to northwestern Louisiana and northeastern and central Texas.
The severe weather risk extends across central and southeastern Missouri and much of western Illinois during Wednesday night as well.
Severe weather to push slowly eastward Thursday
During the day Thursday, the risk of severe thunderstorms and the potential for isolated tornadoes will extend from southern Illinois to western Kentucky to the coasts of Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi.  Thursday Severe X “/>
Thursday night, this risk will advance slowly and is likely to extend from Kentucky to the Alabama and Florida a panhandles. There is still some risk of violent storms, including tornadoes, after dark in this swath.
Storms with the risk of flash flooding and powerful wind gusts may reach the Atlanta metro area or late Thursday night or first thing Friday morning.
Severe weather risk to reach Atlantic coast Friday
The storm producing severe weather is likely to gain some strength and a bump in moisture as it nears The Atlantic Ocean on Friday and Friday night.
"Friday has the potential to bring in high risk of severe weather, including a few storms with tornadoes and large hail to areas in the Carolinas," according to AccuWeather's Lead Storm Warning Meteorologist Eddie Walker.
"The most likely area for tornadoes may be close to the Carolina coast, where a breeze off the Atlantic Ocean may be in the low levels of the atmosphere," according to AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Dan Kottlowski.
The risk of severe storms is expected to extend north to Farther in Virginia, Maryland and Delaware, and farther south to Georgia and the Florida Peninsula from Friday to Friday night.  Even storms in portions of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, New Jersey, and New York are likely to become severe and may become severe.
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The Major Cities of Washington, DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, and New York City, may be hit with heavy rain or wind damage to cause property damage.
Locally gusty storms still possible Saturday in Northeast
While the greatest threat to severe thunderstorms is likely to have diminished substantially by Saturday midday in New England, there is still the potential for gusty storms that can break tree limbs.
Flash and urban flooding wants to be the main threat in much of the northeast, according to AccuWeather meteorologist Faith Eherts.
People are urged to take the severe weather threat before storms hit.
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In addition to severe thunderstorms and tornadoes, the same storm system wants aggravate existing flooding and may bring new flooding to portions of the Central States.
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