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.
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.
The Bardarbunga volcano erupted Friday in Iceland, according to the Icelandic Met Office.
A great white shark was spotted at Duxbury Beach in Massachusetts earlier this week, forcing the evacuation of the water.
It's been a tumultuous week on both the East and West coasts as two hurricanes induced rough surf and a high risk for rip currents.
There is the risk of severe weather, including tornadoes on Sunday from the northern and central Plains to part of the Upper Midwest.
After a brief cooldown late this week, very warm and humid air will bounce back during the Labor Day weekend.
Houston, TX (1980)
2.23 inches of rain fell in less than 1 hour. Streets were flooded in the downtown district and a tornado touched down briefly west of Houston at Sealy, TX.
Pittsburgh, PA (1982)
39 degrees, coldest ever in August.
Anchorage, AK (1989)
A total of 9.6 inches of rain -- wettest August on record.