WASHINGTON — The derecho that knocked out power across the Washington region for days in 2012 is having an impact on changes to 911 emergency service across the country, and Fairfax County is trying to…
For the past two years and two months something\’s been missing at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Kensington, Maryland.
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.
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.
So many people lost air conditioning in the 2012 derecho that it seems appropriate to mark the anniversary with a cold one.
Strong thunderstorms are expected to move through the region Wednesday night. ABC7 meteorologist Lauryn Ricketts breaks down what you can expect.
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?
One year after the derecho, are the lights any more likely to stay on in a storm?
A year after the derecho cut 911 service in Fairfax County, Verizon has conducted extensive audits and made a number of changes.
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.
A home in West Laurel is a danger to the public after strong winds sent a tree crashing into its roof like an ax.
So you keep hearing about it, but what exactly is this thing called a \”derecho\”?
The latest weather alerts, power outage numbers and closings in our area.
Hold on to your hat! Hurricane season is here. So what can you expect this year?
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.