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Tuesday storm conjures memories of 2012 derecho

It's been two years since a powerful derecho blew through the Washington area. Tuesday's wind storm conjured memories of the 2012 incident and its aftermath.

Wednesday - 07/09/2014, 05:16pm EDT

Tags: weather, storm, Greg Carbin

Do you remember the 2012 D.C. derecho?

During the afternoon and evening of Friday June 29, 2012, an intense, line of thunderstorms raced eastward at nearly 60 mph from the Midwest to the Mid-Atlantic coast and pummeled the greater Washington area.

Sunday - 06/29/2014, 03:38pm EDT

Tags: National Weather Service

Local beer's derecho celebration sweeps into 3rd year (Photos)

So many people lost air conditioning in the 2012 derecho that it seems appropriate to mark the anniversary with a cold one.

Friday - 06/27/2014, 04:58am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, Beer, Port City Brewing Company

Stormy night forecast for Wednesday

Strong thunderstorms are expected to move through the region Wednesday night. ABC7 meteorologist Lauryn Ricketts breaks down what you can expect.

Wednesday - 06/04/2014, 04:11pm EDT

Tags: weather, lauryn ricketts, thunderstorms

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

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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

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