Photos: Stormy Monday around DC

Storm damage in Arlington Forest neighborhood in Virginia. (Courtesy Liz Vance)
Storm damage in Arlington Forest neighborhood in Virginia. (Courtesy Liz Vance)

Cleanup crews at Dennis and Northwood avenues after the tornado on Monday, June 19, 2017. (Courtesy Pete Pringer)
Cleanup crews at Dennis and Northwood avenues after the tornado on Monday, June 19, 2017. (Courtesy Pete Pringer)

Cleanup crews at Dennis and Northwood avenues after the tornado on Monday, June 19, 2017. (Courtesy Pete Pringer)
Cleanup crews at Dennis and Northwood avenues after the tornado on Monday, June 19, 2017. (Courtesy Pete Pringer)

Cleanup crews at Dennis and Northwood avenues after the tornado on Monday, June 19, 2017. (Courtesy Pete Pringer)
Cleanup crews at Dennis and Northwood avenues after the tornado on Monday, June 19, 2017. (Courtesy Pete Pringer)

Fallout after tornado packing 70 mile an hour winds hit this neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland on Monday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Fallout after tornado packing 70 mile an hour winds hit this neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland on Monday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)

Fallout after tornado packing 70 mile an hour winds hit this neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland on Monday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Fallout after tornado packing 70 mile an hour winds hit this neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland on Monday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)

This home on Dennis Ave. was deemed unsafe after trees fell on it Monday from the severe storm. It's the Northwood Park area in Silver Spring,
 Maryland. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
This home on Dennis Ave. was deemed unsafe after trees fell on it Monday from the severe storm. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)

This home on Dennis Ave. was deemed unsafe after trees fell on it Monday from the severe storm. It's the Northwood Park area in Silver Spring,
 Maryland. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
This home in the Northwood Park neighborhood of Silver Spring, Maryland, was deemed unsafe after damage from the tornado. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)

Fallout after tornado packing 70 mile an hour winds hit this neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland on Monday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Fallout after tornado packing 70 mile an hour winds hit this neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland on Monday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)

Fallout after tornado packing 70 mile an hour winds hit this neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland on Monday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Fallout after tornado packing 70 mile an hour winds hit this neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland on Monday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)

Fallout after tornado packing 70 mile an hour winds hit this neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland on Monday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Fallout after tornado packing 70 mile an hour winds hit this neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland on Monday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)

Facing Friendship Heights (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Facing Friendship Heights (WTOP/Dave Dildine)

(WTOP/Dave Dildine)
(WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Facing Friendship Heights; the tower is WTTG’s.

Courtesy Steve Skemp (@Skempitai) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
(WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Courtesy @jlmajano

At 18th and L streets (Courtesy @RachMace)
At 18th and L streets (Courtesy @RachMace)

Courtesy @ooglek

Courtesy @taylorw6212
In Oakton, Virginia (Courtesy @oaktonwineshop)
Courtesy @LoyaltyIsFirst
Outside the Glass-Enclosed Nerve Center

(WTOP/Matt Ritter)
Eva Hopkins writes that she left Herndon at 2:45 p.m. on her way to Silver Spring and as of 4:35 p.m. wasn’t in Maryland yet.

Eva Hopkins (@evahopkins)  writes that she left Herndon at 2:45 p.m. on her way to Silver Spring and wasn't in Maryland yet as of 4:35 p.m. (Courtesy @evahopkins/Twitter)
Eva Hopkins (@evahopkins) writes that she left Herndon at 2:45 p.m. on her way to Silver Spring and as of 4:35 p.m. wasn’t in Maryland yet.

Eva Hopkins writes that she left Herndon at 2:45 p.m. on her way to Silver Spring and as of 4:35 p.m. wasn’t in Maryland yet.

Ominous skies loom over Prince Frederick, Maryland.

(Courtesy Erik Johnson; @emtpej)
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Storm damage in Arlington Forest neighborhood in Virginia. (Courtesy Liz Vance)
Cleanup crews at Dennis and Northwood avenues after the tornado on Monday, June 19, 2017. (Courtesy Pete Pringer)
Cleanup crews at Dennis and Northwood avenues after the tornado on Monday, June 19, 2017. (Courtesy Pete Pringer)
Cleanup crews at Dennis and Northwood avenues after the tornado on Monday, June 19, 2017. (Courtesy Pete Pringer)
Fallout after tornado packing 70 mile an hour winds hit this neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland on Monday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Fallout after tornado packing 70 mile an hour winds hit this neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland on Monday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
This home on Dennis Ave. was deemed unsafe after trees fell on it Monday from the severe storm. It's the Northwood Park area in Silver Spring,
 Maryland. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
This home on Dennis Ave. was deemed unsafe after trees fell on it Monday from the severe storm. It's the Northwood Park area in Silver Spring,
 Maryland. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Fallout after tornado packing 70 mile an hour winds hit this neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland on Monday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Fallout after tornado packing 70 mile an hour winds hit this neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland on Monday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Fallout after tornado packing 70 mile an hour winds hit this neighborhood in Silver Spring, Maryland on Monday. (WTOP/Kathy Stewart)
Facing Friendship Heights (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
At 18th and L streets (Courtesy @RachMace)
Eva Hopkins (@evahopkins)  writes that she left Herndon at 2:45 p.m. on her way to Silver Spring and wasn't in Maryland yet as of 4:35 p.m. (Courtesy @evahopkins/Twitter)

WASHINGTON — Severe thunderstorms blew through the D.C. area Monday afternoon, bringing strong winds and heavy rain. The National Weather Service confirmed that a tornado with winds reaching 70 mph hit Montgomery County, Maryland, just before 4 p.m. Monday.

The tornado, which hit the Northwood Park neighborhood of Silver Spring, left damage to homes, trees and power lines. The National Weather Service rated the storm at EF-0 on the Enhanced Fujita scale, and said it lasted about a minute.

One home was completely totaled, Pete Pringer, the chief spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire and Rescue, told WTOP. He said two residents were taken to the hospital with injuries that were not life threatening.

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