Tornadoes Hit South, Weather Warnings in the East

A devastating storm is wreaking havoc as its path takes it east.
3:34 | 01/31/13

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burglary hit list that could be tied to your newspaper subscription. We're going to get to sam and the storms. This is as big as any strong outbreaks in the spring. Let's get to north carolina. Frederick county, maryland. Around the d.C. Area. Three to five inches of rain. 60-mile-per-hour to 70-mile-per-hour winds blowing through with that rain. And just outside asheville, north carolina. Here's the biggest rainfall total we could find. Boone, north carolina. With the incredible winds, the wind gusts just through new york's la guardia airport. Just off long island, a good sign. Not before 23 tornados in the touchdown zone here. Looking at 700 storm. Artie: Artie: Reports. Feels like spring in ga, right, steve? Reporter: This is a body shop. There were several people working back there, who came right here. Who used to be an office. And it was blownaway. The wall was torn off. Nothing but twisted wood and metal behind me that covered them. They were lucky to get out alive. An incredible sight. Terry times was working in his office. When he looked out the window and saw this. It's going across the food lion. Reporter: The tv crew were running for cover when they caught this amazing video. The tornado barreling by, peeling the asphalt and churning through a factory. We have debris to the left and center of this system. Reporter: Authorities tell us there were five tornadoes tearing through georgia alone. This one was on the ground for more than 20 minutes. More than 100 cars bestroied. One man killed. Jessica said it was her great uncle. He was crushed in his own home. They're still looking for the family dog. It's tragic. It's hard. Reporter: This morning, so many stories of survival. I couldn't get out. I was so scared. It picked me up and flinged me three times. Trying to get that door to close. Reporter: In indiana, at least 2 tornadoes touched down with winds up to 95 miles per hour, leaving thousands without power. It threw my car sideways. I didn't know if I was going to make it through or not. Reporter: In pennsylvania, high winds flipped this helicopter. And this car in michigan plunged 20 feet after heavy rain and snow melt caused flash flooding. We crashed our car into the river. We're on top of a storm drain in the middle of a river right now. The car is completely under water. Please, help. Reporter: So many people counting their blessings, glad they made it through. We still have the active water rescues going on in maryland. Two to three inches of rain in a matter of hours. During a storm system like this, you need to stay somewhere where you're protected. This is not weather to play with. Behind the gusty front is going to be a line of snow. Pittsburgh, 0 degrees. They'll pick the up a couple of inches. Watertown, 60 degrees. Their almost all-time january record high temperature, they'll get snow today. Now, we're going to turn to the latest on the harrowing

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