Transcript for Tropical Storm Andrea Races Up the East Coast
Big storm is sprinting up the coast making rush hour -- slip and watery mess for so many Americans take a look. Remnants of tropical storm Andrea turned American highways -- to slip and slide. ABC's meteorologist ginger -- has been riding through that storm today and brings us the new pictures tonight. Andrea it triggered tornadoes -- -- splintering through the roof of this Florida restaurant all caught on surveillance camera that's happened -- -- thank goodness nobody was injured. Building flooding rains and shredding -- the storm is surging up. -- impressive numbers. In Wilmington, North Carolina more than five inches of rain in just one day that's about what they get in a month. Downpours in Raleigh, North Carolina with more than five inches in less than three hours streets flooded. Hundreds of flights were delayed -- cancel so we hit the -- following the storm's path. Route ninety -- going nowhere instead of Virginia because it is completely backed up on the southbound lanes and they've actually shut down -- because of an act. That it -- -- at least six and seven accidents don't need another flash flooding on. -- accidents shutting down around. But flood watches remain farther north major cities like Philadelphia new York and Boston all on alert tonight. Low lying areas hit hard by sandy. Also bracing for a potential rising waters the first storm of the Atlantic hurricane season -- -- -- are may have done the most damage in Florida. Eight confirmed tornadoes and fifty mile per hour winds downing trees and leaving thousands in the dark. I saw the wind kicked up through the window. In and I heard a Big Bang like the like huge Clapton -- I didn't know what -- was. We can hardly keep up with this storm now with. Sprinting to the north and east we're now it's Andrea feeling a little -- the remnants of -- let me show you how quickly it moves. Look at the track by -- and tomorrow -- north and east of Boston not the case there and then -- done with us. By the end of the weekend behind it comes some heavy rains they'll remember up to an inch more and New York -- for close to two in Boston and and three to four in that yellow area there in name Diane all right thank you ginger.
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