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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:
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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:
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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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