While there’s a still long way to go until Prince William Forest Park fully recovers from windstorm damage, some areas of the park will reopen Monday.
The driver of car that was crushed by a wind-downed tree during last Friday’s wind storm has died.
The park is expected to remain closed for another two to three weeks as crews assess and clean up damage from last week’s severe weather.
It will take weeks or longer to clean up from last week’s windstorm, especially in Prince William County, where a national park will be closed for weeks and the future of the iconic Potomac Mills sign is unclear.
Storm Team 4 Meteorologist Matt Ritter said the National Weather Service has not reported sustained winds this strong since Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
More than 300 people have been displaced as Friday’s high winds took down a wall at an apartment complex in Prince George’s County, Maryland.
The D.C. area was rattled by strong winds on Friday, some exceeded 60 mph. The storm caused a lot of damage and headaches, check out the photos from the worst wind storm since Hurricane Sandy.
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