The Daily Weather Update from FOX Weather: Multiday severe weather threat starts in Plains

Start your day with the latest weather news – Severe storms are expected to tear across the northern tier of the U.S. this weekend, producing tornadoes, damaging wind and large hail along the way.

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Northern US to see severe storms through the weekend

A potent storm system will move from the Plains to the Northeast starting this weekend. Severe weather is likely as it does so, starting in a swath from South Dakota to Oklahoma on Saturday. From there, the storm system moves through the Midwest and Tennessee and Ohio Valleys on Sunday.

The severe weather outlook through Monday.
(FOX Weather)


Hellish heat continues across southern US

The heat wave that won’t end continues this weekend, with millions of people from California to Alabama under heat alerts. More than 50 million people are expected to see temperatures of at least 100 degrees on Saturday and Sunday.

Heat alerts cover millions of people across the southern U.S.
(FOX Weather)


Hurricane HQ: Dora rips across Pacific while attention turns to Tropical Depression Six-E

Hurricane Dora is on a weakening trend after reaching Category 4 status this week. Much closer to land is Tropical Depression Six-E, which could become the next named storm this weekend.

The forecast for Tropical Depression Six-E
(FOX Weather)


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