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Severe weather marching across Plains, Midwest

Posted at 11:14 AM, Aug 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-18 11:14:53-04

The same system that brought a couple tornadoes, strong winds and golf-ball sized hail to Colorado is moving east across the Plains and the Midwest.

This frontal boundary stretches from northern Maine to northeast New Mexico, but the worst weather is centered near the middle across the Plains and the Midwest.

For Tuesday, parts of Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri and Iowa could all see strong to severe thunderstorms capable of producing strong winds, large hail or tornadoes.

By Wednesday, the threat moves more into the Midwest, and the chances for nasty storms decrease a little as the system overall loses some steam.

Severe weather typically takes a break near the end of July and through the first half of August, but there's a secondary peak in severe storm activity as August winds down and the first days of autumn draw closer.