Tornadoes produced widespread damage across parts of the eastern corn belt yesterday, including the Dayton area.
There were close to 50 reports of tornadoes on Monday.
Adverse weather impacts can be expected along a series of frontal boundaries across the nation early this week.
There is a moderate risk for severe storms across the central corn belt today. Strong tornadoes are possible within and close to this region. Damaging winds and large hail will also accompany the strongest storms. The greatest chance for severe weather will extend from this afternoon into tonight.
Strong storms will produce heavy rain and the possibility for flooding -- both urban, flash, and major river.
Many rivers, especially the Mississippi, Lower Missouri, and Arkansas are experiencing major (purple squares) flooding.
Unusually hot and dry weather dominates the Southeast U.S. At least six Southeast cities have tied or set new all-time May records. Five of those six cities tied/set their May record on multiple days.