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BERTHA QUICKLY HEADING WEST-NORTHWEST

Tropical Storm Bertha formed over the Atlantic Thursday night and is heading west-northwest.  It has winds of 45 miles per hour and is not forecast to become a hurricane. The storm is not forecast to move into the Gulf of Mexico.

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Severe Weather across America

(ABC)   The south is cleaning up after powerful storms damaged homes, cars and caused deadly flash flooding yesterday. 

The rains came heavy and fast in Florida, Alabama Mississippi and Georgia.
And there were tornadoes in Eastern North Carolina.
   
The aftermath of yesterday's tornadoes in eastern North Carolina. High winds ripped roofs right off houses brought down trees and flipped cars

For one family - a scary experience straight out ot the Wizard of Oz.
Witnesses tell me that this truck was part of the tornado damage. They say the truck went up into the air, over power lines, spun a couple of times and landed in an abandoned field

Relatives said the driver was picking up his 9 year old son from school when the wind swept them off the road!

I can look around and the only thing I can say is Lord thank you I just thank Him for saving my family

The father and son are expected to be okay. Nearly a dozen others were taken to the hospital due to storm related injuries.
The deep south got soaked, torrential rains came down quick and hard yesterday and caused dangerous flash flooding.

Bottom floor of my house is under water and the water level is rising
Tragically - a nine year old Mississippi girl drowned in a drainage ditch after she was swept away.  Another fatality near Atlanta - a driver found dead in a car in a swollen creek.

But there were also incredible stories of survival.
Two dramatic rescues in Birmingham Alabama, three people including two children helped out of their car after it was trapped by rising flood waters and nearly a hundred families were rescued from an apartment building
 
Firefighters brought boats!
They were freaking out hyper ventilating and they were trying to make sure that everyone was up and knocking on friends doors.
There will be a break in the weather this week.