Photos: Treacherous weather pounds DC area

WASHINGTON — Heavy downpours have led to flash flood watches and problems out on the roads this week.

Part of the problem is the area is still recovering from the storms over last weekend that dumped as much as 6 inches of rain on Saturday, July 21 alone in some parts.

See photos from around the area.

Teresa Collier said, "A storm is coming to downtown Silver Spring," on Friday, July 27, 2018. (Courtesy Teresa Collier)
Teresa Collier said, “A storm is coming to downtown Silver Spring,” on Friday, July 27, 2018. (Courtesy Teresa Collier) (Courtesy Teresa Collier)
A fan stays dry as thunderstorms pass over Oriole Park at Camden Yards before a baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday, July 27, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
A fan stays dry as thunderstorms pass over Oriole Park at Camden Yards before a baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday, July 27, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton) (AP/Gail Burton)
BALTIMORE, MD - JULY 27: Rain falls and the infield is covered prior to the Tampa Bay Rays playing the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 27, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
BALTIMORE, MD – JULY 27: Rain falls and the infield is covered prior to the Tampa Bay Rays playing the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 27, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images) (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
What the sky over Arlington, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., looked like on Friday, July 27, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
What the sky over Arlington, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., looked like on Friday, July 27, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Here's what Broad Branch Road in Rock Creek Park looked like on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Here’s what Rock Creek Park looked like on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
A sign on the scoreboard tells of severe weather which delayed the start of the MLS soccer match between D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
A sign on the scoreboard tells of severe weather which delayed the start of the MLS soccer match between D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) (AP/Nick Wass)
Here's what Broad Branch Road in Rock Creek Park looked like on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Here’s what Broad Branch Road in Rock Creek Park looked like on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
WTOP's Dave Dildine reports: "This is Broad Branch Road in Rock Creek Park. Dangerous situation. Flash Flood Warning." (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
WTOP’s Dave Dildine reports: “This is Broad Branch Road in Rock Creek Park. Dangerous situation. Flash Flood Warning.” (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Here's what Broad Branch Road in Rock Creek Park looked like on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Here’s what Broad Branch Road in Rock Creek Park looked like on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Here's what Broad Branch Road in Rock Creek Park looked like on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Here’s what  Rock Creek Park looked like on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Grounds crew members roll a tarp over the field during a rain delay in a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Grounds crew members roll a tarp over the field during a rain delay in a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) (AP/Patrick Semansky)
Baltimore Orioles third baseman Renato Nunez looks up as rain falls in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Baltimore Orioles third baseman Renato Nunez looks up as rain falls in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) (AP/Patrick Semansky)
Broad Branch Road at Rock Creek Park is experiencing flooding Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Broad Branch Road at Rock Creek Park is experiencing flooding Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
A warped fence is seen near Thomas Jefferson High School July 25, 2018. An EF-0 tornado briefly touched down early in the morning July 24, damaging several trees and two sheds. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
A warped fence is seen near Thomas Jefferson High School July 25, 2018. An EF-0 tornado briefly touched down early in the morning July 24, damaging several trees and two sheds. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The EF-0 tornado that briefly touched down near Thomas Jefferson High School in Licnolnia, Virginia, area also lofted a shipping container over 100 yards. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The EF-0 tornado that briefly touched down near Thomas Jefferson High School in Licnolnia, Virginia, area also lofted a shipping container over 100 yards. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The EF-0 tornado that briefly touched down near Thomas Jefferson High School in Lincolnia, Virginia, area snapped several neighborhood trees. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The EF-0 tornado that briefly touched down near Thomas Jefferson High School in Lincolnia, Virginia, area snapped several neighborhood trees. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Downed trees in Alexandria near where an EF-0 tornado briefly touched down July 24. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Downed trees in Alexandria near where an EF-0 tornado briefly touched down July 24. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The EF-0 tornado that briefly touched down near Thomas Jefferson High School in Lincolnia, Virginia, area July 24 snapped several neighborhood trees. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The EF-0 tornado that briefly touched down near Thomas Jefferson High School in Lincolnia, Virginia, area July 24 snapped several neighborhood trees. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The tornado's estimated maximum wind speed was 70 mph, and it had a path length of about 0.25 miles. (Courtesy Andrew Shearer via Twitter @Drewshearer444)
A tornado that touched down in Fairfax County had an estimated maximum wind speed of 70 mph, and it had a path length of about 0.25 miles. (Courtesy Andrew Shearer via Twitter @Drewshearer444) (Courtesy Andrew Shearer via Twitter @Drewshearer444)
The tornado damaged several trees, fences, light poles and two sheds, and even lofted a shipping container over 100 yards as it moved across the field, the weather service said. (Courtesy Andrew Shearer via Twitter @Drewshearer444)
The tornado damaged several trees, fences, light poles and two sheds, and even lofted a shipping container over 100 yards as it moved across the field, the weather service said. (Courtesy Andrew Shearer via Twitter @Drewshearer444) (Courtesy Andrew Shearer via Twitter @Drewshearer444)
The EF-0 tornado lasted from about 5:54 a.m. to 5:55 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, starting south of a softball field at Thomas Jefferson High School in Fairfax County, Virginia. (Courtesy Andrew Shearer via Twitter @Drewshearer444)
The EF-0 tornado lasted from about 5:54 a.m. to 5:55 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, starting south of a softball field at Thomas Jefferson High School in Fairfax County, Virginia. (Courtesy Andrew Shearer via Twitter @Drewshearer444) (Courtesy Andrew Shearer via Twitter @Drewshearer444)
Fairfax County police have had to close certain roads in Virginia due to flooding concerns. (Courtesy Fairfax County police)
Fairfax County police have had to close certain roads in Virginia due to flooding concerns. (Courtesy Fairfax County police) (Courtesy Fairfax County police)
The D.C. area is still getting hammered by rain. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
A fallen tree snagged power lines out on Georgetown Pike in Great Falls. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
In Great Falls, Georgetown Pike is blocked east of Walker Rd. after a truck snagged wires. With the ground saturated, other parts of the byway have been blocked in the past few days as trees topple over. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
In Great Falls, Georgetown Pike is blocked east of Walker Rd. after a truck snagged wires. With the ground saturated, other parts of the byway have been blocked in the past few days as trees topple over. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
As more rain hits the area, a levy has been erected in Georgetown. (WTOP/John Domen)
As more rain hits the area, a wall has been erected in Georgetown. (WTOP/John Domen) (WTOP/John Domen)
Flooded Fairfax County, Virginia, road
Major flooding hits a road in Fairfax County. (Courtesy Fairfax County police) (Courtesy Fairfax County police)
Cars drive down Idaho Avenue NW in the rain in D.C. on Tuesday, July 24. The weather has caused a lot of problems on local roads. (WTOP/Patrick Roth)
Cars drive down Idaho Avenue NW in the rain in D.C. on Tuesday, July 24. The weather has caused a lot of problems on local roads. (WTOP/Patrick Roth) (WTOP/Patrick Roth)
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
The U.S. Capitol and Pennsylvania Avenue are seen Monday morning, Oct. 29, 2012, as heavy rain from Hurricane Sandy arrives in Washington. Sandy strengthened before dawn and is on a predicted path toward Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York — putting it on a collision course with two other weather systems that would create a superstorm. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) (AP/J. Scott Applewhite)
If water levels continue to rise, it could lead to more road closures in Annapolis. (Courtesy Annapolis Office of Emergency Management via Twitter)
If water levels continue to rise, it could lead to more road closures in Annapolis. (Courtesy Annapolis Office of Emergency Management via Twitter) (Courtesy Annapolis Office of Eme)
In Annapolis, flooding has led to Dock Street being closed and Compromise Street reduced to one lane. (Courtesy Annapolis Office of Emergency Management via Twitter)
In Annapolis, flooding has led to Dock Street being closed and Compromise Street reduced to one lane. (Courtesy Annapolis Office of Emergency Management via Twitter) (Courtesy Annapolis Office of Eme)
In Annapolis, Maryland, Central Avenue was flooded near Beards Creek after an additional 3 inches of rain fell just outside of Edgewater. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
In Annapolis, Maryland, Central Avenue was flooded near Beards Creek after an additional 3 inches of rain fell just outside of Edgewater. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Flood warnings and watches continue Sunday throughout the D.C. area.  (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Bradley Boulevard was flooded just north of River Road on Saturday, July 21. A record total of rain fell in D.C. on Saturday. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Rock Creek Parkway in D.C. closes to southbound traffic near Waterside Drive on Saturday, July 21, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Rock Creek Parkway in D.C. closes to southbound traffic near Waterside Drive on Saturday, July 21, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine) (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Clouds linger overhead in Northwest D.C. A flash flood watch has been issued for most of the D.C. area on Saturday. (WTOP/Patrick Roth)
Clouds linger overhead in Northwest D.C. A flash flood watch has been issued for most of the D.C. area on Saturday. (WTOP/Patrick Roth) (WTOP/Patrick Roth)
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Teresa Collier said, "A storm is coming to downtown Silver Spring," on Friday, July 27, 2018. (Courtesy Teresa Collier)
A fan stays dry as thunderstorms pass over Oriole Park at Camden Yards before a baseball game between the Baltimore Orioles and the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday, July 27, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
BALTIMORE, MD - JULY 27: Rain falls and the infield is covered prior to the Tampa Bay Rays playing the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on July 27, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
What the sky over Arlington, Virginia, and Washington, D.C., looked like on Friday, July 27, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Here's what Broad Branch Road in Rock Creek Park looked like on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
A sign on the scoreboard tells of severe weather which delayed the start of the MLS soccer match between D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
Here's what Broad Branch Road in Rock Creek Park looked like on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
WTOP's Dave Dildine reports: "This is Broad Branch Road in Rock Creek Park. Dangerous situation. Flash Flood Warning." (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Here's what Broad Branch Road in Rock Creek Park looked like on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Here's what Broad Branch Road in Rock Creek Park looked like on Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Grounds crew members roll a tarp over the field during a rain delay in a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Baltimore Orioles third baseman Renato Nunez looks up as rain falls in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Broad Branch Road at Rock Creek Park is experiencing flooding Wednesday, July 25, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
A warped fence is seen near Thomas Jefferson High School July 25, 2018. An EF-0 tornado briefly touched down early in the morning July 24, damaging several trees and two sheds. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The EF-0 tornado that briefly touched down near Thomas Jefferson High School in Licnolnia, Virginia, area also lofted a shipping container over 100 yards. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The EF-0 tornado that briefly touched down near Thomas Jefferson High School in Lincolnia, Virginia, area snapped several neighborhood trees. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Downed trees in Alexandria near where an EF-0 tornado briefly touched down July 24. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The EF-0 tornado that briefly touched down near Thomas Jefferson High School in Lincolnia, Virginia, area July 24 snapped several neighborhood trees. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
The tornado's estimated maximum wind speed was 70 mph, and it had a path length of about 0.25 miles. (Courtesy Andrew Shearer via Twitter @Drewshearer444)
The tornado damaged several trees, fences, light poles and two sheds, and even lofted a shipping container over 100 yards as it moved across the field, the weather service said. (Courtesy Andrew Shearer via Twitter @Drewshearer444)
The EF-0 tornado lasted from about 5:54 a.m. to 5:55 a.m. Tuesday, July 24, 2018, starting south of a softball field at Thomas Jefferson High School in Fairfax County, Virginia. (Courtesy Andrew Shearer via Twitter @Drewshearer444)
Fairfax County police have had to close certain roads in Virginia due to flooding concerns. (Courtesy Fairfax County police)
The D.C. area is still getting hammered by rain. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
In Great Falls, Georgetown Pike is blocked east of Walker Rd. after a truck snagged wires. With the ground saturated, other parts of the byway have been blocked in the past few days as trees topple over. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
As more rain hits the area, a levy has been erected in Georgetown. (WTOP/John Domen)
Flooded Fairfax County, Virginia, road
Cars drive down Idaho Avenue NW in the rain in D.C. on Tuesday, July 24. The weather has caused a lot of problems on local roads. (WTOP/Patrick Roth)
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
If water levels continue to rise, it could lead to more road closures in Annapolis. (Courtesy Annapolis Office of Emergency Management via Twitter)
In Annapolis, flooding has led to Dock Street being closed and Compromise Street reduced to one lane. (Courtesy Annapolis Office of Emergency Management via Twitter)
In Annapolis, Maryland, Central Avenue was flooded near Beards Creek after an additional 3 inches of rain fell just outside of Edgewater. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Flood warnings and watches continue Sunday throughout the D.C. area.  (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Rock Creek Parkway in D.C. closes to southbound traffic near Waterside Drive on Saturday, July 21, 2018. (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
Clouds linger overhead in Northwest D.C. A flash flood watch has been issued for most of the D.C. area on Saturday. (WTOP/Patrick Roth)


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