9 dead after severe weather rips through the South, East Coast

PHOTO: A view of clouds, part of a weather system seen from near Franklin, Texas, in this still image from social media video dated April 13, 2019.PlayDOC_SANGER/Twitter/Reuters
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At least nine people have died, including two children who were crushed inside a car in Angelina County, Texas, as a result of severe storms that ripped through the South over the weekend, according to The Associated Press.

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The latest death occurred early Monday morning in Stafford, Virginia, where a 78-year-old woman became pinned underneath a tree that fell on her home, ABC affiliate WJLA reported. The woman and an 82-year-old man were sleeping when the tree fell. The man was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Two people, including a 13-year-old, died in floodwaters Saturday near Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, the AP reported. The teen died during flash flooding in the community of Bawcomville, near Monroe, and was pulled from a drainage canal, according to reports.

In Alabama, a county employee was struck by a vehicle early Sunday as he was helping to clear downed trees near Birmingham, according to the AP.

PHOTO: A view of clouds, part of a weather system seen from near Franklin, Texas, in this still image from social media video dated April 13, 2019. DOC_SANGER/Twitter/Reuters
A view of clouds, part of a weather system seen from near Franklin, Texas, in this still image from social media video dated April 13, 2019.

One person died overnight in Monroe County, Mississippi, as a reported tornado ripped through Hamilton, about 45 miles northeast of the campus of Mississippi State University. In Alto, Texas, 25 people attending a field day were transported to a local hospital with injuries.

In nearby Caddo Mound, one woman died when a tornado ripped through a Native American cultural festival.

In Houston County, the sheriff's office told the AP another person was killed in a nearby town.

PHOTO: A gas station is damaged following severe weather, Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Vicksburg, Miss. Authorities say a possible tornado has touched down in western Mississippi, causing damage to several businesses and vehicles. Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP
A gas station is damaged following severe weather, Saturday, April 13, 2019 in Vicksburg, Miss. Authorities say a possible tornado has touched down in western Mississippi, causing damage to several businesses and vehicles.

Around 2:15 p.m. Saturday, the Angelina County Sheriff's Department in east Texas received a call about a tree that fell on a car where two children, ages 3 and 8, were trapped in the back seat. A rescue team with the local fire department was able to remove the kids but they were pronounced dead on the scene, police said.

A strong line of thunderstorms brought damaging wind gusts for much of the east Sunday night into Monday morning, with tornado watches in effect from the Florida Panhandle to southern Ohio.

Gusty thunderstorms impacted residents from Washington, D.C., to New York City between 2 a.m. and 6 a.m., bringing flash flooding to some urban areas.

PHOTO: Severe storms will affect a large portion of the East Coast on Sunday. ABC News
Severe storms will affect a large portion of the East Coast on Sunday.

Wind gusts topped 72 mph in Outer Banks, North Carolina, 71 mph near Norfolk, Virginia, and 63 mph in Provincetown, Massachusetts.

The storm left 15,000 without power in Massachusetts and delayed the start of the Boston marathon.

PHOTO: Runners prepare for the 2019 Boston Marathon in Boston, April 15, 2019. Greg M. Cooper/USA TODAY Sports via Reuters
Runners prepare for the 2019 Boston Marathon in Boston, April 15, 2019.

The Midwest experienced some extreme weather as well, with a blast of spring snow -- 5 to 9 inches in some areas -- impacting locations from Montana to Illinois and Michigan.

PHOTO: Pedestrians walk through the snow near Wrigley Field after the Cubs game was canceled due to weather Sunday April 14, 2019, in Chicago. Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images
Pedestrians walk through the snow near Wrigley Field after the Cubs game was canceled due to weather Sunday April 14, 2019, in Chicago.

The severe weather outbreak began Saturday morning in parts of the South with reports of large hail in Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi.

PHOTO: Vehicles travel through a flooded section of Highway 61 South following severe weather, April 13, 2019, in Vicksburg, Miss. Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP
Vehicles travel through a flooded section of Highway 61 South following severe weather, April 13, 2019, in Vicksburg, Miss.

Twenty-one tornadoes were reported across Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Ohio. Overall, 428 instances of damaging weather, which also included damaging wind gusts and large hail, were reported from Texas to Connecticut.

An EF-3 tornado with winds up to 140 mph was confirmed in Robertson County, Texas, over the weekend. Two more tornadoes -- one an EF-2 and another an EF-3 -- were confirmed in Cherokee County, Texas.

PHOTO: Debris is strewn in flooded water in the Pemberton Quarters strip mall following severe weather, April 13, 2019, in Vicksburg, Miss. Courtland Wells/The Vicksburg Post via AP
Debris is strewn in flooded water in the Pemberton Quarters strip mall following severe weather, April 13, 2019, in Vicksburg, Miss.

More than 150,000 customers were without power across five states -- Texas, Missouri, Mississippi, Alabama and Louisiana -- on Sunday morning.

ABC News' Max Golembo, Daniel Manzo and Daniel Peck contributed to this report.