Thursday was very active for severe thunderstorms in the Great Lakes, Ohio Valley, and the Southeast. There were numerous reports of large hail and strong winds, with several tornadoes producing damage.
The Storm Prediction Center has outlined an area from the Jersey Shore southward to Georgia for the potential of severe weather today (Friday). Strong, damaging wind gusts are the biggest threat, with the low chance for a tornado.
A cold front will push eastward through the Middle Atlantic and Southeast this afternoon (Friday) and tonight. A few severe storms are possible in the late afternoon and evening from near Chesapeake Bay to Charleston, South Carolina. The system will move offshore into Saturday morning, bringing an end to the severe threat.
For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Mace Michaels