Severe storms tear across East Coast
Tornadoes, damaging wind and hail are possible with storms Friday
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The focus for severe storms over the Memorial Day weekend will be over the Plains.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for parts of North and South Dakota until 9 p.m. MDT.
Meteorologists warn storms with damaging winds gusts to 80 mph will be possible through the evening.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for parts of the mid-Atlantic through 10 p.m. Meteorologists say large hail, damaging winds and isolated tornadoes are possible.
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The Federal Aviation Administration has issued ground stops at both La Guardia (LGA) and Newark International (EWR) airports because of thunderstorms in the area. The LGA stop is in effect until at least 5:15 p.m. Eastern and the EWR stop is in effect until at least 5:45 p.m. Eastern.
A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for the New York City area, covering nearly 10 million people. The warning is in effect until 5:45 p.m. Eastern. The National Weather Service said the storm could produce winds of 60 mph and penny-sized hail. Heavy rain is also likely. People should stay inside and away from windows until the storm passes.
Severe thunderstorms and the possibility of tornadoes could develop from the Carolinas into the Mid-Atlantic.
Strong storms are approaching New York City. While there are no warnings on these storms at this time, people can expect heavy rain and gusty winds as they move through the area. It's best to stay inside until these storms pass.
Severe storms brought heavy rain to parts of New Jersey Friday. Click here to watch the video.
West central Ocean County and east central Burlington County in New Jersey were briefly under a Tornado Watch that was canceled by the NWS.
The area remains under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 4:30 p.m.
A severe thunderstorm over Chatsworth is moving northeast at 50 mph. Wind gusts up to 60 mph and penny size hail are the primary threats.
The Tornado Watch that was in effect for parts of several mid-Atlantic states until Friday evening has been canceled. The bulk of the line that was causing the severe weather has moved offshore.
A Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for parts of the Delmarva Peninsula, Pennsylvania and New Jersey until 7 p.m. remains in effect.
FOX Weather meteorologist Kendall Smith has an update on the forecast for severe weather moving through the mid-Atlantic and Northeast.
The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a Tornado Watch for parts of southern Maryland, eastern North Carolina, eastern Virginia and off the coast.
The watch continues until 6 p.m. ET.
This video shows the heavy downpour in Forest Hill, Maryland as strong storms moved through the area.
Listen to the thunder rumble in this video recorded by Samantha Weiss in Boiling Springs, SC as storms rolled through the area on Friday morning.
The NWS in Mount Holly, New Jersey has issued a Tornado Warning for central Kent County, Delaware.
The warning will remain in effect until 2:45 p.m. ET.
As thunderstorms approached, a gloomy sky with dark clouds moved over Oxford, Maryland.
Ground stops issued earlier because of storms at Regan Washington National (DCA) and Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) airports have been lifted. However, the FAA is reporting delays of about a half-hour at both airports.
Philadelphia has been included in a Severe Thunderstorm Watch that has been issued until 7 p.m. for much of the mid-Atlantic. The watch covers Delaware, eastern Maryland, southern and western New Jersey, southeastern Pennsylvania and coastal waters.
People who live in these areas should watch for damaging wind and tornadoes that could happen as a result of storms moving through the region.
FOX Weather is tracking a severe thunderstorm system bringing tornado potential across the Mid-Atlantic.
Nearly 20 million people are under an active Tornado Watch. Click here to see the latest forecast.
63 mph gust was reported during a thunderstorm in Dahlgren, Virginia. Also, multiple trees were reported blown down in the Franklin Farms area of Chantilly, Virginia, according to National Weather Service storm reports.
Several residential neighborhoods in the Goode, Virginia, community suffered "catastrophic structural damage" following a tornado-warned storm, county officials said Friday.
Two mobile homes were destroyed, at least 20 homes were damaged and numerous trees were uprooted in the Crockett Road area as the storm blew through about 7:30 a.m., according to the National Weather Service.
The Federal Aviation Administration has issued ground stops at both Regan Washington National (DCA) and Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) airports because of storms moving through the area. The DCA ground stop is in effect until at least 1 p.m. Eastern. The BWI ground stop is in effect until at least 1:15 p.m. Eastern.
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