Transcript for 13 Dead From Winter Storm Wallop
And we move on to the deadly winter storm in Buffalo. 13 dead now. And a car invisible in the storm. So many images like this coming in. And two men shoveling on the rooftop. How heavy will it get on those rooftops? Rob Marciano with that and the new storms moving in across the country. Reporter: Tonight, families digging out and calling for help. We were there with the southline fire department today, inundated with calls. There's a 91-year-old woman inside the house. Obviously at that age, it's difficult to be mobile. But we've got to get her out, because this roof might come down. The roof is going to collapse. Where? The other side of this wall. Reporter: Firefighters carried her out to a safe home across the street. And now, a new threat. Warming temperatures and rain means flood watches. Seven feet of snow in some areas that snow melted, six inches of water. By early next week, the equivalent of a monumental rainstorm. Homes in this part of New York are built with roofs that can withstand 3 1/2 to 4 feet of snow. And a house this size, that's nearly 20,000 pounds. But the problem is that snow, when the rains come, can act like a sponge, increasing that weight even more. All this, as more crews and heavy equipment are racing in to clear roads and respond to more emergency calls. Rob is with us now. Just a tremendous amount of snow. But tonight, the concern shifts to the snow melt on its way? Yeah, big concern. A lot of the firefighters were talking about this. It would melt rapidly. Look at the map. Monday, temperatures will be ten to 15 degrees above average. So, a dramatic change. And you're telling me you're tracking severe weather? Possibly tornadoes? Yes, we start you off across Texas, and the threat rolls down through Alabama and parts of Florida on Sunday. So, the next two days could be very active there. And travel next week, Wednesday, two significant storms. One in the northeast and one in the southwest. Our first look at the holiday ahead. And dramatic images from
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