Severe Weather hits the Northeast

Storms caused three confirmed deaths, hundreds of thousands of power outages and flooded entire neighborhoods. ABC News' Diane Macedo reports.
2:28 | 05/16/18

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And we do say good morning on this busy wines they're gonna get to that new threat from North Korea in a moment but first the new images coming in. From the extreme weather overnight. Severe storms slamming the northeast left entire neighborhoods flooded it. And left the train stranded in four feet of water. That's just one of the many rescue scenes unfolding overnight at least three deaths are now confirmed along with half a million power outages and overnight of flooding emergency in Frederick Maryland a creek is overflowing its banks after a slow moving storm dropped six inches of rain. Those downpours also left this commuter trains stranded in several feet of water. Forcing dozens of writers to move to the top level of the train car. It got kind of shaking nervous and they from the conductors came on and says he everybody's moved. We really double deck and the every right to move until. Into the heart portion of the double deck of that was because of them and what it was it was rising and became kind of the kind of spiritual beauty. Elsewhere rescue teams pulled dozens of people from the floods. This picture from the Frederick news post says a child being pulled to safety. After he and his family got trapped in a minivan farther north the storm is being blamed for at least three deaths including an eleven year old girl. Police say she and her mother were sitting inside this SUV in Newburgh New York when a tree came crashing down on top of them that city closed every one of its roads because of downed trees power lines and debris. Jim Dolan of our New York station is there. New borders on mass tonight a mountain of debris here on the ground all this stuff stinks Lyon and off of a roof in fact some of it is the roof of a building here or was like gas. And power cables snapped a tree snapped in half or all landed on this truck and crushed it. It was a brief but monstrous storm. The high wind sent this trampoline flying across the garden in new Windsor New York shortly after a tornado warning was issued. At New York's famed Grand Central station it was a travel nightmare thousands of commuters stranded after the metro north railroad shut down. Lot moon tracks who it. I guess you know it's reasonable of his biggest blood in the last and outside Boston trouble on the roads video from this car shows lightning hitting a street sign. The slow motion shows a direct hit. Lot of cleanup underway this morning will find out if the weather is going to cooperate in your AccuWeather forecast coming up in just a few minutes.

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