Across the Corn Belt, heavy rain is resulting in flash flooding from southern Missouri into the lower Ohio Valley. Early Friday, rain continues to spread northeastward across the lower Midwest. Meanwhile, mild, dry weather covers the remainder of the Midwest. An extensive snow cover remains in place across the upper Midwest, including Minnesota and the eastern Dakotas; many locations have had snow on the ground continuously since November 2022.
On the Plains, lingering rain showers are ending across eastern sections of Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.