According to weather.com, the potential exists for widespread damaging winds from parts of southern New England to Indiana. A frontal system is on the move out of the Great Lakes and is set to bring a significant threat of severe thunderstorms from the Northeast to the Ohio Valley on Thursday. At least 36 million people are in this zone of enhanced severe risk. Severe thunderstorms are expected to be most numerous from late afternoon into the evening in the above-mentioned areas. Parts of southern New York and southern New England may see multiple rounds of severe thunderstorms during this period. There is also a threat for tornadoes with any discrete thunderstorms forming along and near the warm front.