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Sunday Storms to Hit St. Louis, Pittsburgh

The weekend will end on a stormy note from the Northeast to the central Plains as severe thunderstorms develop across the regions.

These storms will develop ahead of the same cold front that produced severe thunderstorms over the Great Lakes earlier in the weekend.

Northeast Extended Regional Weather Forecast

Cities along the Interstate-95 corridor should be far enough east to avoid being hit by Sunday's storms as they develop during the afternoon over the Northeast interior.

"The majority of the strongest thunderstorms will rumble in the afternoon and evening and will produce damaging winds, hail and flooding downpours," said AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Kristina Pydynowski.

Pydynowski also added that a few tornadoes might also spin up with these storms.

With this weekend being one of the hottest so far this summer in the Northeast and Ohio Valley, some people might be planning to spend Sunday afternoon in the pool to help beat the heat.

If you are one of these people, you should keep an ear to the sky and get out of the pool if thunder rumbles.

Additionally, the National Lightning Safety Institute recommends that you wait 30 minutes after the last clap of thunder is heard before re-entering the pool.

The threat for severe thunderstorms will not only be limited to the interior Northeast and lower Midwest.

"Another area of concern into Saturday evening will be behind the cold front, in northeastern Colorado and surrounding corners of Wyoming, Nebraska and Kansas," said AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Becky Elliott.

Storms in this part of the country are not expected to be as widespread as those to the east and will likely wait until the late afternoon and evening hours to develop.

Drier and less humid air is forecast to filter across the Northeast for Monday in the wake of the late-weekend storms.

However, the same cannot be said for the lower Midwest as more showers and thunderstorms move through the region.