Unfortunately, the forecasts of a big severe weather day for today look like they are going to be correct.
Here is the tornado risk:
There is a large area of damaging winds forecast:
So, this is certainly a day to keep up on the weather if you live in these areas.
One line of strong storms with high winds is moving through the Midwest as of 8:45am.
I will not be live-blogging the storms but will post periodic updates.