REPORTS: Severe Storms Threaten Midwest, I-95 Corridor

July 14, 2014; 8:00 PM
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As of 9:18 p.m. EDT Monday, this blog is no longer live. See reports below.


Severe weather is developing across two primary areas of the country Monday afternoon and evening.

Mid-Atlantic states from New York City through Philadelphia and Washington D.C will see thunderstorms intensifying across the region bringing a threat for damaging wind gusts to 70 mph, hail, and flash flooding said AccuWearther.com Meteorologist Brian Edwards.

A second area of severe weather is located across the Midwest and Great Lakes from St. Louis, Missouri through Indianapolis, Indiana.

Edwards said thunderstorms intensifying along a cold front will bring a threat for damaging winds of 70 mph and hail to the size of golf balls.

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UPDATES: All times listed in Eastern time

9:12 p.m. EDT Monday: Roadway flooding in Saddle Brook, NJ, with road closures on 5th street and Saddle River Ave., reports NWS spotter.

8:27 p.m. EDT Monday: A storm capable of producing a tornado is tracking toward Mount Holly and Wrightstown, New Jersey.

7:50 p.m. EDT Monday: Flooding reported along roadways in Glen Rock, NJ, reports NWS spotter.

6:50 p.m. EDT Monday: Watch AccuWeather LIVE now for the latest updates on the storms:

6:31 p.m. EDT Monday: More than 11,000 Dominion Electric customers are without power in North Virginia, the utility reports.

5:57 p.m. EDT Monday: Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania:

5:35 p.m. EDT Monday:vMore than 4,000 U.S. flights have been delayed, and another 564 have been canceled, according to FlightStats.

5:31 p.m. EDT Monday:

4:50 p.m. EDT Monday: Watch a special edition of 'AccuWeather Live' now for the latest on the severe storms.

4:10 p.m. EDT Monday: Severe storms with frequent lightning strikes and strong winds will move through the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore areas over the next hour or two said AccuWeather.com Meteorologist Alex Sosnowski.

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