Reports: Severe Storms, Tornadoes Hit the East Monday

By Jillian MacMath, Staff Writer
June 11, 2013; 9:00 PM ET
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The strong storms that pounded the mid-Atlantic and Northeast Monday started to weaken and break apart overnight.

While showers and a few thunderstorms continue across New England Tuesday morning, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia and New York City are dry.

This blog is no longer live. Read reports from Monday's storms below.

There were three tornadoes reports from Maryland, one from Virginia and a couple from North Carolina. High winds also caused damage from Delaware to South Carolina.

REPORTS: (All times are listed in EDT)

11:19 p.m. EDT Monday: High water in two locations caused the closure of Business Route 1 in Bel Air, Md.

10:26 p.m. EDT Monday: Water rescues were taking place at in Shamokin, Pa., due to flooded roadways around 10:08 p.m.

10:02 p.m. EDT Monday: "The cluster of heavy thunderstorms pushing just northeast of Baltimore should affect the Philadelphia area between 11:00 p.m. and 1:00 a.m. tonight," Meteorologist Erik Pindrock said. "The tornado threat is winding down; however, there could still be an isolated spin-up somewhere across the Delmarva Peninsula between 1:00 and 2:00 a.m. EDT Tuesday."

9:07 p.m. EDT Monday: In the Charleston, S.C., area, winds are gusting to 56 mph on the Ravenel Bridge and 44 mph on the Don Holt Bridge, according the NWS Charleston. Click here for Charleston local radar.

8:55 p.m. EDT Monday: Delays are being reported due to thunderstorms at La Guardia, John F. Kennedy International, Newark International, Baltimore-Washington International, Ronald Reagan National and Washington Dulles International Airports.

8:41 p.m. EDT Monday: Multiple roads closed throughout Montgomery County, Md., as a result of flash flooding.

8:06 p.m. EDT Monday:

8:03 p.m. EDT Monday: "The greatest threat for severe storms through the rest of the evening, which could include a couple of tornadoes, is along and east of the I-95 corridor from southeastern Pennsylvania southward to eastern North Carolina and southeastern South Carolina," Meteorologist Erik Pindrock said.

7:35 p.m. EDT Monday: National Weather Service Baltimore, Md./Washington, D.C., has confirmed that a tornado was on the ground at 7:18 p.m. near Sykesville, Md., 12 miles northeast of Damascus and was moving northeast at 20 mph. Tree and building damage has been reported. For current watches and warnings, visit our Severe Weather Center.

7:01 p.m. EDT Monday: Delayed report of a funnel cloud sighted in Halifax County, N.C., by a county official around 6:50 p.m. EDT.

6:52 p.m. EDT Monday: Several roads reported to be flooded in Clayton, N.C.

6:41 p.m. EDT Monday: Delayed report of a tornado spotted 2 miles west of Jetersville in Amelia County, Va., around 6:15 p.m.

6:22 p.m. EDT Monday: A funnel cloud was reported at 6:18 p.m. EDT near Firetower Road and Highway 561 in Franklin County, N.C., by local fire department.

6:17 p.m. EDT Monday: Police officer reported possible tornado on Highway 56 headed east in Louisburg, N.C., at 6:12 p.m. EDT.

5:50 p.m. EDT Monday: Large trees down on houses, with 10-20 homes heavily damaged between Glasgow and Newark, Del., along Route 72 and Route 4.

5:25 p.m. EDT Monday: Delayed report from an emergency manager of a waterspout coming onshore on Port Administration property around 4:00 p.m. Roof damage to a structure on E. Mccomas Street in Baltimore City County, Md., reported.

4:57 p.m. EDT Monday: Trees and power lines reported down in Davidson, N.C., as a result of thunderstorm winds.

4:21 p.m. EDT Monday: Emergency manager reports thunderstorm wind damage in Concord, N.C. Multiple trees, limbs, and power lines downed east of US-29. Some roadways are blocked.

4:19 p.m. EDT Monday: Flash flooding reported in Fairfax County, Va.

4:00 p.m. EDT Monday: Flash flooding reported in Baltimore Inner Harbor, Md. Water was reported up to the hoods on cars in the 500 block of South Charles Street.

3:44 p.m. EDT Monday: A funnel cloud was spotted 2 miles NNE of Brooklyn Park in Baltimore City, Md.

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