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First drought, now flood threat in Calif.

Homes were evacuated as a swift storm with expected heavy rain moved toward drought plagued Southern California, bringing worries of mudslides where recent wildfires destroyed ground cover and left hillsides exposed.

Friday - 02/28/2014, 03:32am EST

Tags: California,

Heavy snow, thunderstorms moving into Midwest

Blizzards rolled into parts of Wyoming and South Dakota on Friday, bringing the snow-savvy states to an unseasonably early wintery standstill by closing highways and schools, and even forcing a tourist town to cancel its annual Octoberfest's polka-dancing bar crawl.

Friday - 10/04/2013, 05:57pm EDT

Tags: National Weather Service,

More than 2 dozen rescued from rising Va. waters

Storms have caused flash floods in sections of Roanoke, requiring the rescue of more than two dozen people.

Wednesday - 07/10/2013, 09:07pm EDT

Tags: flooding, rescue, Roanoke, Va.

Report criticizes Verizon response to 911 failure

A draft report presented to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Wednesday recommends a series of changes in response to the June derecho that knocked out the 911 system in Northern Virginia.

Wednesday - 11/14/2012, 05:43pm EST

Tags: verizon, 911 outage, derecho, Council of Governments

Storm chops chimney off Arlington home

The woman living in the home is thankful no one was injured.

Wednesday - 09/19/2012, 03:40am EDT

Tags: femila riguera, andrew mollenbeck, weather, Arlington

NASA using Va launch site for hurricane mission

Virginia's Eastern Shore is being used as a launch site for a NASA mission to study tropical cyclones.

Monday - 09/10/2012, 03:47am EDT

Tags: NASA, hurricane, weather

Comparing Washington's recent derechos

The severe windstorm that roared southeast from the Great Lakes into the Mid-Atlantic in June was an extreme weather event for the Washington, D.C. metro area. The storm system left extensive tree damage in its wake and more than one million people were without power.

Monday - 09/03/2012, 12:21am EDT

Tags: derecho, dave dildine,

New storms hit region, more outages follow

Severe thunderstorms hit the D.C. region Thursday night, quickly causing thousands of outages.

Friday - 07/20/2012, 02:13am EDT

Tags: outages

22 Riverdale apartments need extensive repairs after derecho

A leaky roof forced the evacuation of dozens of apartments in Riverdale.

Friday - 07/13/2012, 06:54am EDT

Tags: derecho, michelle basch, Riverdale

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