A band of strong thunderstorms, including gusty winds, lightning and heavy downpours swept into the region Tuesday afternoon. At one point, most of the WTOP listening area was under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch. By 8:20 p.m. the National Weather Service removed all remaining counties from its Severe Thunderstorm Watch.
WASHINGTON — After a few days of calm sunshine, severe weather returned to the D.C. area on Tuesday afternoon.
A band of strong thunderstorms brought gusty winds, lightning and heavy downpours into the region.
After 11 p.m., the National Weather Service lifted a flood warning that had been issued for D.C., parts of Montgomery and Prince George’s county in Maryland, and parts of Fairfax, Prince William and Arlington counties in Virginia, along with the city of Fairfax and Falls Church.
Jack Moore joined WTOP.com as a digital writer/editor in July 2016. Previous to his current role, he covered federal government management and technology as the news editor at Nextgov.com, part of Government Executive Media Group.