High wind damages churches in downtown DC (Photos)

The damaged roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017, after severe weather hot the Washington area. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The damaged roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017, after severe weather hot the Washington area. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
Roof damage to St. Aloysius Church in D.C. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Roof damage to St. Aloysius Church in D.C. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Roof damage to St. Aloysius Church in D.C.
 after a tornado April 6.
 (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Roof damage to St. Aloysius Church in D.C. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The damaged roof of St. Aloysius Church. (Courtesy DC Fire and EMS)
The damaged roof of St. Aloysius Church. (Courtesy DC Fire and EMS) (Courtesy DC Fire and EMS)
The damaged roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017, after severe weather his the Washington area. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
The damaged roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017, after severe weather his the Washington area. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
The damaged roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017, after severe weather hit the Washington area. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
The damaged roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017, after severe weather hit the Washington area. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
Firefighters work clear pieces of damaged tin roof after high winds damaged the roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Firefighters work clear pieces of damaged tin roof after high winds damaged the roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
Firefighters work to cut pieces of damaged tin roof down after high winds damaged the roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Firefighters work to cut pieces of damaged tin roof down after high winds damaged the roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
Firefighters work to cut pieces of damaged tin roof down after high winds damaged the roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Firefighters work to cut pieces of damaged tin roof down after high winds damaged the roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
Firefighters work to cut pieces of damaged tin roof down after high winds damaged the roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017. Buildings were damaged in the Washington area as rough weather moved through. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Firefighters work to cut pieces of damaged tin roof down after high winds damaged the roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017. Buildings were damaged in the Washington area as rough weather moved through. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
Firefighters work to cut pieces of damaged tin roof down after high winds damaged the roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Firefighters work to cut pieces of damaged tin roof down after high winds damaged the roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP/Andrew Harnik)
Roof damage to St. Aloysius Church in D.C. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
North Capitol Street is blocked by firefighters responding to the wind damage to the roof at St. Aloysius. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
North Capitol Street is blocked by firefighters responding to the wind damage to the roof at St. Aloysius. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Gonzaga College High School, with the damaged St. Aloysius Church behind it. (Courtesy DC Fire and EMS)
Gonzaga College High School, with the damaged St. Aloysius Church behind it. (Courtesy DC Fire and EMS) (Courtesy DC Fire and EMS)
Mount Airy Baptist Church also appeared to suffer roof damage. North Capitol Street was closed following Thursday's storms. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Mount Airy Baptist Church also appeared to suffer roof damage. North Capitol Street was closed following Thursday’s storms. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
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The damaged roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017, after severe weather hot the Washington area. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Roof damage to St. Aloysius Church in D.C. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Roof damage to St. Aloysius Church in D.C.
 after a tornado April 6.
 (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The damaged roof of St. Aloysius Church. (Courtesy DC Fire and EMS)
The damaged roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017, after severe weather his the Washington area. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Firefighters work clear pieces of damaged tin roof after high winds damaged the roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Firefighters work to cut pieces of damaged tin roof down after high winds damaged the roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Firefighters work to cut pieces of damaged tin roof down after high winds damaged the roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Firefighters work to cut pieces of damaged tin roof down after high winds damaged the roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017. Buildings were damaged in the Washington area as rough weather moved through. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Firefighters work to cut pieces of damaged tin roof down after high winds damaged the roof of St. Aloysius Catholic Church at Gonzaga High School in Washington, Thursday, April 6, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
North Capitol Street is blocked by firefighters responding to the wind damage to the roof at St. Aloysius. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Gonzaga College High School, with the damaged St. Aloysius Church behind it. (Courtesy DC Fire and EMS)
Mount Airy Baptist Church also appeared to suffer roof damage. North Capitol Street was closed following Thursday's storms. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)

WASHINGTON — Thursday afternoon’s winds damaged a D.C. church building that has stood since before the Civil War.

The afternoon storm tore off part of the roof at St. Aloysius Gonzaga Church, at North Capitol and Eye streets in Northwest near Union Station, at around 1:45 p.m.

D.C. Fire and EMS said the building is still being evaluated for structural damage, but that no one was injured.

Some of the rafters were torn from the roof and landed several blocks away, WTOP’s Dave Dildine reports.

The church is physically connected to Gonzaga College High School.

The building was constructed in 1859.

Mount Airy Baptist Church, at 1100 North Capitol St. in Northwest, appears to have also suffered roof damage.

North Capitol Street has been closed as the fire department investigates.

WTOP’s Dave Dildine and Lisa Weiner contributed to this report.

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