PHOTOS: Severe weather slams DC area

WASHINGTON — Downpours have saturated the D.C. area, with several streams and river gauges overflowing or in danger of flooding.

Police in Annadale, Virginia, block off Woodburn Road at Accotink Creek that is covered with more than two feet of water. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Police in Annandale, Virginia, block off Woodburn Road at Accotink Creek; the creek swelled over the road low water crossing, covering the road in more than two feet of moving water. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Two feet of swift water rushes over Woodburn Road by Accotink Creek in Annadale, Virginia. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Two feet of swift water rushes over Woodburn Road by Accotink Creek in Annadale, Virginia. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Deep puddles on the exit ramp of northbound Interstate 395 at Edsall Road. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
A driver spashes through deep puddles on the exit ramp from northbound Interstate 395 to Edsall Road. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Rain doesn’t just impact the roads. Here’s a look at Rock Creek on Saturday morning after a night of heavy rain. (WTOP/Dennis Foley) (WTOP/Dennis Foley)
Rain doesn’t just impact the roads. Here’s a look at Rock Creek on Saturday morning after a night of heavy rain. (WTOP/Dennis Foley) (WTOP/Dennis Foley)
Beach Drive remains under about 6 inches of rain in Kensington, Maryland. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Beach Drive remains under about 6 inches of rain in Kensington, Maryland. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
A car sloshes through a puddle on 16th Street in D.C. (WTOP/Patrick Roth)
A car sloshes through a puddle on 16th Street in D.C. (WTOP/Patrick Roth) (WTOP/Patrick Roth)
Rain slams drivers in Wheaton, Maryland on Friday. (WTOP/Rich Johnson)
Rain slams drivers in Wheaton, Maryland, on Friday. (WTOP/Rich Johnson) (WTOP/Rich Johnson)
Sligo Creek Parkway is closed south of Forest Glen Road in Silver Spring, Maryland due to flooding. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Sligo Creek Parkway is closed south of Forest Glen Road in Silver Spring, Maryland, due to flooding. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Cars drive through a major puddle on 16th Street in D.C. (WTOP/Patrick Roth)
Cars drive through a major puddle on 16th Street in D.C. (WTOP/Patrick Roth) (WTOP/Patrick Roth)
Rain slams drivers in Wheaton, Maryland on Friday. (WTOP/Rich Johnson)
Rain slams drivers in Wheaton, Maryland, on Friday. (WTOP/Rich Johnson) (WTOP/Rich Johnson)
Rain slams drivers in Wheaton, Maryland on Friday. (WTOP/Rich Johnson)
Rain slams drivers in Wheaton, Maryland, on Friday. (WTOP/Rich Johnson) (WTOP/Rich Johnson)
Rain comes down in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. (WTOP/Patrick Roth)
Rain comes down in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. (WTOP/Patrick Roth) (WTOP/Patrick Roth)
Flooding at Route 50 and Gallows Road in Falls Church, Virginia. (Courtesy Debbie)
Flooding at Route 50 and Gallows Road in Falls Church, Virginia. (Courtesy Debbie) (Debbie)
The National Weather Service says that between 1.5 and 3 inches of rain have fallen from near Gaithersburg to Silver Spring with flash floods already occuring along Rock Creek and Sligo Creek in Montgomery County, Maryland. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The National Weather Service says that between 1.5 and 3 inches of rain have fallen from near Gaithersburg to Silver Spring with flash floods already occuring along Rock Creek and Sligo Creek in Montgomery County, Maryland. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Woodburn Road remains blocked at Accotink Creek in Annandale, Virginia. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Woodburn Road remains blocked at Accotink Creek in Annandale, Virginia. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Traffic on Interstate 495 near Exit 47 in Vienna, Virginia. (Courtesy Jean Donaldson)
Traffic on Interstate 495 near Exit 47 in Vienna, Virginia. (Courtesy Jean Donaldson) (Jean Donaldson)
Police in Annadale, Virginia, block off Woodburn Road at Accotink Creek. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Police in Annadale, Virginia, block off Woodburn Road at Accotink Creek. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
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Police in Annadale, Virginia, block off Woodburn Road at Accotink Creek that is covered with more than two feet of water. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Two feet of swift water rushes over Woodburn Road by Accotink Creek in Annadale, Virginia. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Deep puddles on the exit ramp of northbound Interstate 395 at Edsall Road. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Beach Drive remains under about 6 inches of rain in Kensington, Maryland. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
A car sloshes through a puddle on 16th Street in D.C. (WTOP/Patrick Roth)
Rain slams drivers in Wheaton, Maryland on Friday. (WTOP/Rich Johnson)
Sligo Creek Parkway is closed south of Forest Glen Road in Silver Spring, Maryland due to flooding. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Cars drive through a major puddle on 16th Street in D.C. (WTOP/Patrick Roth)
Rain slams drivers in Wheaton, Maryland on Friday. (WTOP/Rich Johnson)
Rain slams drivers in Wheaton, Maryland on Friday. (WTOP/Rich Johnson)
Rain comes down in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland. (WTOP/Patrick Roth)
Flooding at Route 50 and Gallows Road in Falls Church, Virginia. (Courtesy Debbie)
The National Weather Service says that between 1.5 and 3 inches of rain have fallen from near Gaithersburg to Silver Spring with flash floods already occuring along Rock Creek and Sligo Creek in Montgomery County, Maryland. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Woodburn Road remains blocked at Accotink Creek in Annandale, Virginia. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Traffic on Interstate 495 near Exit 47 in Vienna, Virginia. (Courtesy Jean Donaldson)
Police in Annadale, Virginia, block off Woodburn Road at Accotink Creek. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)


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