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One year later: Trimming down after the derecho

One year after the derecho, are the lights any more likely to stay on in a storm?

Friday - 06/28/2013, 10:43am EDT

Tags: power companies, power outages, tree clearing, andrew mollenbeck

Pepco makes changes after fallout from derecho

One year after the derecho that sheared trees in half and left more than 900,000 people sweating in the dark for days, is the area better equipped to bounce back?

Friday - 06/28/2013, 10:39am EDT

Tags: power companies, pepco, Kate Ryan

Derecho: What changes has Verizon made a year later (Video)

A year after the derecho cut 911 service in Fairfax County, Verizon has conducted extensive audits and made a number of changes.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 05:00am EDT

Tags: verizon, weather, 911 service, michelle basch

Accidental brew intentionally made on derecho's 1 year anniversary

It's almost the one year anniversary of one of D.C.'s most destructive storms. Last June 29, a derecho swept through the area, leaving behind thousands of dollars in damage and hundreds of thousands of residents without power. However, one local brewing company is hoping to relive that storm -- through its beer.

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 09:13am EDT

Tags: Port City Brewing Company, Beer, brew, Bill Butcher, Rachel Nania

Outages remain after storm rips through region

The latest weather alerts, power outage numbers and closings in our area.

Saturday - 06/15/2013, 09:28am EDT

Tags: severe storms, forecast, doug hill


Home sliced by falling tree is dangerous to public

A home in West Laurel is a danger to the public after strong winds sent a tree crashing into its roof like an ax.

Friday - 06/14/2013, 07:18am EDT

Tags: storm, storm damage, Nick Ianelli, Laurel, Columbia

What exactly is a 'derecho'?

So you keep hearing about it, but what exactly is this thing called a "derecho"?

Thursday - 06/13/2013, 07:25am EDT


Hurricane season likely to be active

Hold on to your hat! Hurricane season is here. So what can you expect this year?

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 03:46pm EDT

Tags: hurricane, hurricane preparedness, NOAA, Kate Ryan

Pepco readies for hurricane season

With forecasters predicting an active hurricane season, Pepco's is bracing for the storms. But the company is still battling a public perception based on past storm response problems.

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 02:49am EDT

Tags: pepco, hurricane preparedness, NOAA, Kate Ryan, Tom Graham


COG tells Verizon how to strengthen 911 service

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments voted Wednesday on a plant aimed at improving Verizon's delivery of 911 emergency phone service and prevent future outages like Northern Virginia experienced during last summer's Derecho.

Wednesday - 03/13/2013, 05:30pm EDT

Tags: COG, 911 outage, verizon

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