"I feel like a shock in my pinky, and then it goes up my body and out through my leg," Giana Scaramuzzo said.
A heavy band of storms that can produce tornadoes is forecast from Iowa to the Gulf Coast. The storms are forecast to continue through Tuesday.
The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center said severe storms are expected in Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee, Louisiana and Arkansas.
Megaflashes of lightning in North and South America broke world records for the longest single flash and greatest duration lighting flash.
Over 100,000 power outages have been reported in parts of the state, with Ventura and Los Angeles particularly hard-hit.
More than 850,000 outages were reported statewide as of Thursday morning.
Several storms have hit Michigan over the past week, causing power lines to be downed and roads to be closed amid flooding.
Emergency services officials urged residents of Wisconsin and Illinois to remain indoors as powerful storms battered the region on Tuesday, leaving hundreds of thousands without power.
The National Weather Service urged Utah residents to stay away from flooded areas, as several videos were shared showing cars driving through water.
The storms caused power outages for tens of thousands of people and prompted tornado warnings.
While the adults and children inside escaped unscathed, they were "in shock," Carl Hobi, the storm chaser who caught the moment on camera, told Newsweek.
The storm caused severe damage in Chicago suburbs before making its way towards the neighboring state of Indiana.
The 93-year-old Korean War veteran died at his Pittsburgh home after storms in western Pennsylvania led to widespread power outages.
Police said the boy was rushed to hospital with "serious injuries," but died a short time later.
A Tornado Watch is in effect in parts of south central Texas through 5 a.m. local time Thursday, the National Weather Service said.
There were at least 15 reports of tornadoes in Alabama on Thursday amid severe storms that left at least five people dead and tens of thousands without power.
A Tornado Watch is in effect across parts of Alabama, Florida and Georgia through early Thursday morning.
Delta, now categorized as a post-tropical cyclone, "continues to be a heavy rainfall threat," the National Hurricane Center warned Sunday.
Officials estimate the search and rescue operation took approximately 15 hours and no serious injuries were reported.
A thunderstorm advisory has been issued in parts of Luzon, the country's largest and most populous island.
Tropical storm locally known as "Ambo" is the first tropical cyclone of the Northwestern Pacific Ocean typhoon season.
"It's incredible. This is the extreme upper end of what you'd expect from hail," said researcher Matthew Kumjian.
In addition to the novel coronavirus pandemic keeping American citizens inside and away from large public gatherings, the weather will also have an imact on life during Easter weekend.
The damage was severe in several parts of Indiana, where trees and utility poles were downed during the storms.
Several parts of Oklahoma are under weather watches and warnings due to severe thunderstorms, minor flooding and large hailstones.
Flash flooding, thunderstorms and dangerous lightning are warned for the islands.
However, some in Los Angeles seem happy about the forthcoming rainfall.
A winter storm with snow, severe thunderstorms and strong winds is moving into the central and southern parts of the country before it hits the Northeast later this week.
Among the fatalities included a police officer and a firefighter in Lubbock, Texas.