On Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, the first of a series of winter storms barreled through the Northeast I-95 corridor, dumping snow from Washington, D.C., to New York City, and Boston, Mass.
The snowstorm buried New York City under eight inches of snow, while nearby cities Bristol, Conn., and Providence, R.I., received 3.5 inches. Regardless of the snow totals, thousands flights were delayed or canceled at airports throughout New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Arriving only hours after the conclusion of the 2014 Super Bowl at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., the storm blanketed the stadium with snow and created countless headaches for football fans trying to return home.
A man looks toward the barely visible Manhattan skyline during a winter snowstorm Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, from across the East River in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
A snowstorm blankets New York City, only one day after the Super Bowl, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, creating numerous travel headaches for thousands trying to return home. (Twitter Photo/Charles Koh)
Snow falls across the Williamsburg Bridge in the Lower East Side of New York City, on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. (Photo/Monica Stanton Koko).
Pedestrians walk down a snowy street in Chelsea, a neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, after a winter storm dumped six to eight inches of snow on the city on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. (Photo/Jordan Lage)
Snow-covered bushes create a wintry scene outside a resident home near Harrisburg, Pa., in Annville, on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014. (Photo/Danelle Bailey)
A winter storm on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, brings approximately 3.2 inches of snow to Philadelphia, Pa., making for slushy road conditions in Caln Township. (Photo/Joric Ditan).
Boston, Mass., misses the brunt of the snowstorm on Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, but the snowflakes from the storm create a picturesque winter view of the Massachusetts State House. (Photo/Josh Crawford)
As July draws to a close, a storm system swinging up from the Deep South will bring downpours that will break the back of the heat wave in much of the northeastern United States.
A renewed risk of severe weather will threaten portions of the north-central United States into midweek.
Heavy downpours will raise the concern for flash flooding along the Gulf Coast and lower Mississippi Valley through midweek.
A stifling heat wave will remain entrenched across the Northeast much of this week, despite a brief reprieve in humidity for some.
Dangerous heat will surge northward and send temperatures rising across the northwestern United States this week.
Severe thunderstorms rumbled through the Northeast on Monday, lashing the region with damaging winds while also unleashing heavy downpours that triggered flash flooding.
New Holstein, WI (2007)
Strong thunderstorm winds blew two airplanes into one another at the local airport.
New York/MA (1819)
Two simultaneous cloudbursts, 45 miles apart; A bucket survey claimed 15" of rain fell at Catskill, NY. Highways were completely washed out. One washout started west of the old Albany Post Road and spread eastward across the road until it was 190 feet wide and 80 feet deep in a distance of 160 paces. At Westfield Valley, "suddenly the windows of heaven seemed to have been opened and the rain fell in such torrents that in less than 5 hours, Westfield River rose at least 20 feet above its usual height at low water. The river overflowed its banks with great rapidity and violence, sweeping away every bridge, fence and building which opposed its current."
Pittsburgh, PA (1872)
Cloudburst of 30 minutes followed by a flash flood. Over 133 people drowned on the north side of Butcher Run and Wood's Run.