'Unusual' January Storms Ravaged The East Coast Yesterday

weatherWednesday’s crazy weather warnings across the nation.

Photo: National Weather Service

Wednesday was a strange day for weather across the nation. Tornadoes hit the Midwest, thunderstorms shot up the East Coast, and multiple places in New York and New Jersey experienced record-high temperatures.As of this morning The Weather Channel is reporting that there were:

13 confirmed tornadoes in 8 states

676 high wind/wind damage reports

13 reports of large hail

We’ve collected some of the most striking pictures of the storms and their aftermath. The weather has left 215,000 powerless in the Northeast after high winds — reaching up to 81 miles per hour in some areas — took down power lines.

If you have any others you would like to share, feel free to send them to [email protected] or tweet them at us @bi_sci.

This map shows all the reports of high winds, hail and tornadoes from Jan 30.

Breana Trampus Terry captured video of a tornado as it tore through Adairsville, GA, Wednesday morning. The tornado could be an EF4, the first ever seen in Georgia in January.

Tornado damage in Sonoraville, Georgia.

An F3 tornado tore through this neighbourhood, luckily everyone survived.

This man was taking a ride on his motorcycle during the tornadoes in Georgia, let's hope he made it home safe.

Rivers overflowed their banks in Blairsville, Georgia, sweeping away grills and propane tanks from this yard.

This car got stuck in a flooded street was taken in Asheville, North Carolina.

Here's a close up of the poor stranded man.

Another flooded street in Georgia.

Instagram user _letting_go from hashtagged this photo of the thunderstorms in Washington D.C. as #cloudporn.

This puppy named Lola from Dallas, Georgia is watching the storms roll in.

The rain got pretty heavy in Georgia.

See some of the damage that Hurricane Sandy caused.

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