A soaking rain fell across the mid-Atlantic and Northeast on Monday.
This led to a wet day in Boston, Massachusetts, for the Boston
Marathon. By the afternoon hours, thunderstorms developed ahead of a
cold front from Georgia to New York state. Some of these storms
became severe with hail and wind damage. No tornadoes were reported.
Across the Southeast, a line of thunderstorms moved from the lower
Mississippi Valley towards the southern Appalachians into Monday
morning. Thunderstorms moved across Florida during the late morning
and afternoon producing some wind damage and locally heavy rainfall.
A dry day was observed across the rest of the South.
Meanwhile, a steady rain impacted Wisconsin and Michigan on Monday.
As cooler air built in across the Upper Midwest, rain changed to snow
across portions of Minnesota, Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula of
A mainly dry day was observed across the Plains. A couple showers and
thunderstorms impacted South Texas and the Texas Panhandle.
Across the West, scattered showers impacted the Four Corners region
and the Sierra Nevada.
Tornado Whips Through Wayne County, Illinois
This day back in 2002, a powerful tornado moved through Wayne County,
Illinois, killing one person and injuring 55 others. One home was
completely destroyed with 50 others damaged. The tornado had a path
of 500 yards wide and 30 miles long, with winds of 130 to 170 mph and
gusts to 200 mph.
--Non-thunderstorm winds downed trees and power lines in Old Forge,
New York, during Monday morning.
--Non-thunderstorm winds downed trees in Bowen Corners, New York,
during Monday morning.
--1.00-inch diameter hail fell near Alpha Park, Georgia, during
--1.00-inch diameter hail fell on Travelers Rest, South Carolina,
during Monday afternoon.
--1.00-inch diameter hail fell on Jensen Beach, Florida, during
--1.25-inch diameter hail fell on Marietta, Georgia, during Monday
--1.25-inch diameter hail fell on Oakton, Georgia, during Monday
--1.25-inch diameter hail fell near Greer, South Carolina, during
--A funnel cloud was spotted over Miami Springs, Florida, during
24-Hour Rainfall Totals ending at 1 a.m. EDT (inches):
Portland, ME 3.53
Chester, CT 2.75
White Plains, NY 2.47
Fryeburg, ME 2.38
Portsmouth, NH 2.29
Okeechobee, FL 2.28
Teterboro, NJ 2.19
Hartford, CT 2.15
Willimantic, CT 2.13
W. Palm Beach, FL 2.13
Caldwell, NJ 2.06
Rochester, NH 1.97
Pawtucket, RI 1.93
Philadelphia, PA 1.87
Augusta, ME 1.81
Wiscasset, ME 1.78
Sanford, ME 1.67
Worcester, MA 1.54
National High Yesterday 102 at Death Valley, California
National Low Yesterday 15 at Elk Mountain, Wyoming
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