TODAY   |  June 11, 2013

Severe storms, tornadoes expected in Midwest

Just a day after the eastern United States was inundated with heavy rains and tornadoes, the Midwest is expected to experience severe storms today, which could include tornadoes and hail. TODAY’s Al Roker reports.

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>>> al is checking severe weather including tornadoes and flood watches and warnings up and down the east coast today. good morning to you.

>>> a busy day yesterday. kentucky tornadoes touching down causing damage. this is baltimore, maryland. a water spout comes on shore damaging roofs, churches and homes there. and then virginia, heavy rain causing flooding, massive flooding and problems on the roads. here is what's going on. we're looking at more moisture pushing up and out of new england. that's the good news. we have been dumped with rain. look at this, boston normally for an entire month would get an inch and a half. we've had five inches of rain. new york city , normally 1.6 inches. almost 7.9 inches of rain. it continues into washington d.c. and philadelphia with rainfall up to five times what it normally should be and even down in florida they have been getting wiped out. west palm beach at 6.3. tampa almost 8.5 inches of rain. when we look at where the severe weather is expected to fire up today from billings all the way to central indiana, indianapolis, severe storms , isolated tornadoes, hail and damaging winds and more on the way tomorrow. the details coming up.