Violent Weather Moves East

Extreme weather systems cause dangerous conditions across the US.
2:25 | 06/13/13

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You're watching America this morning America's number 1 in the early morning news. Stadium that we can weather bearing down on millions of Americans from the midwest to the mid Atlantic is unleashing destructive twisters and punishing thunderstorms that giant line of ferocious -- that has already blamed for triggering seventeen tornadoes. This morning the Ohio valley is getting hammered by heavy rain damaging winds. As a system now. -- -- Across the midwest this morning destruction brought by tornadoes hail and powerful winds hardest hit so far is Iowa where twin tornadoes were spotted. -- -- ripped to pieces of trees torn from the ground. A restaurant taking the brunt of the storm the owner leaving just as the storm approached. It can't get getting closer and so we locked the door. And jumped in and I can't think that Steve probably get about two minutes after that big cities also in the. -- the explosive whether the Chicago White Sox game was postponed to. Golf ball sized hail damaged cars in nearby Indiana. -- powerful system forcing forecasters to -- their highest alert level for parts of the midwest overnight. The first time this year high -- assists off the charts that's when we're really sounding the bell as loudly as we -- to let folks know that. Do you really need to pay attention the massive system is still on the move more damage and possible flooding expected this morning in the mid Atlantic and northeast. Along with flight delays that could ripple across the country. As extreme weather could also make a mess of the morning commute and some of the country's most populated cities. AccuWeather meteorologist Jim -- part of our extreme weather team he's tracking it for -- good morning Jim. Good morning John -- Diana threat for dangerous thunderstorms here today -- -- an area of low pressure moves its way towards the eastern seaboard. And a strong -- for this time a year at that now the areas in particular keep an eye on. Through midday here leftovers from overnight and early morning thunderstorm activity that -- their way into West Virginia portions of Kentucky east Tennessee but -- through the afternoon that's when storms really get going. Watching the I 95 quarter from Philadelphia. Down through Raleigh, North Carolina through the nation's capital large hail and damaging -- the primary threat but also isolated tornadoes. Not out of the question now on top of this storm moves its way towards the coast. And the New York City area through southern New England can't catch a break as far as -- concern means going to pour down here flooding a big time concern John Diana. Back to you.

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