The last gasp in the series of severe weather will affect part of the I-95 corridor for the evening drive Monday.
A storm system and trailing cold front have produced over 100 incidents of severe weather in the central and southwestern United States, including nearly a dozen reports of possible tornadoes. That system has reached the East Coast Monday.
The area from the Delmarva and southeastern Virginia to southeastern Georgia will be in an area favorable for thunderstorms Monday afternoon into the evening.
Some of the storms will be briefly severe with blinding downpours and strong wind gusts. There is the potential for flash and urban flooding as well as a few downed trees and sporadic power outages.
As the storms and their downpours push toward the coast, roadway and flight delays are possible.
The greatest potential for localized severe weather is from Richmond and Norfolk, Va. to Raleigh and Wilmington, N.C., Myrtle Beach and Charleston, S.C., and Savannah, Ga.
Locally gusty thunderstorms and disruptive downpours will also reach part of Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and New York City metro areas into Monday evening rush.
Drenching rain and thunder will swing across New England Monday night.
Be alert for rapidly changing weather conditions if you will be on the road or outdoors.
Slightly cooler weather will follow the rain and storms for Tuesday and Wednesday. However, it will be a far cry from the chill the delivered a frost and freeze to many areas at the start of this past weekend. Temperatures will trend above normal later in the week.
Smoke created hazy, orange views in Los Angeles on Saturday as the Sand Fire continued to rage less than 40 miles away from the city's downtown.
Darby will continue to deliver locally heavy rain, gusty winds and rough surf to Hawaii into early Monday. But the tropical storm will provide long-term benefits.
Gusty thunderstorms will target the northeastern United States on Monday, but will fail to sweep away the baking heat wave gripping the region.
Dangerous heat will surge northward and send temperatures soaring across the northwestern United States during the final week of July.
Downpours will spread from the lower Mississippi Valley to eastern and central Texas early this week, delivering needed rain but raising the concern for flash flooding.
With the heat of summer comes many unwelcomed pests, including mosquitoes, ants, fruit flies, wasps and stink bugs, into outdoor spaces and homes.
North Carolina (1975)
Lightning killed 13 cows during a thunderstorm at Kenansville. Heavy rains elsewhere in the state forced the Tar River out of its banks at Greenville, causing 14 families to evacuate their homes.
New York (1975)
Severe thunderstorms in western and central NY: lightning struck a city park in Rochester injuring 12 children, all were playing on a metal jungle gym. One patrolman described the scene as if "someone threw a stick of dynamite in the middle of the crowd and it blew."
Southeastern MA (1990)
Torrential rains: Middleboro 7.20" Bridgewater 5.00" Tauton 4.33" Abington 3.05" Cars were stranded in high water in Fall River, MA.