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    Reports: Thunderstorms Produce Flooding, Delays in Northeast

    By By Vickie Frantz, AccuWeather.com Staff Writer
    May 26, 2013, 9:57:50 AM EDT

    Update at 2:45 a.m. EDT Friday:

    Severe storms have diminished early Friday morning across the Northeast.

    Showers and thunderstorms will persist through Friday with heavier rain in New England. This rain may lead to flooding, especially in areas that have already seen locally heavy rain from the storms Thursday afternoon through the night.

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    10:28 p.m. EDT Thursday: Multiple road closures due to flooding in Chittenden county Vt.

    9:36 p.m. EDT Thursday: Route 15 near Weed Road is shut down due to flooding in Jericho, Vt.

    8:36 p.m. EDT Thursday: Flash flooding on Huntington Road 1 mile west, southwest of Richmond, Vt., was reported.

    7:53 p.m. EDT Thursday: A flash flood was reported 1 mile east, southeast of Underhill, Vt. Two feet of water is flowing over River Road near Chamberlin Farm Market.

    7:43 p.m. EDT Thursday: Two miles north, northeast of Glenwood, Md., Maryland State Road 97 is flooded and closed at the intersection with Maryland Route 144.

    7:19 p.m. EDT ThursdayThis picture of clouds was Tweeted by Sam Smith in South Carolina.

    7:15 p.m. EDT Thursday: Two miles west, southwest of Damascus, Md., Kings Valley and Kingstead Roads are flooded.

    6:07 p.m. EDT Thursday: This picture of an uprooted tree was shared on the AccuWeather Facebook wall by Jeff Welshans.


    5:15 p.m. EDT Thursday: Parts of westbound Staten Island Expressway were closed due to flooding.

    4:46 p.m. EDT Thursday: Flooding closed Rogers Park Road in Danbury, Ct.

    4:20 p.m. EDT Thursday: Lightning struck a home in Glen Rock, N.J., and smoke is visible. The fire department is responding.

    3:37 p.m. EDT Thursday: A thunderstorm downed a tree and started a transformer fire 2 miles south, southwest of Newcomb Hall, Va.

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