Two storms battered the D.C. area Friday and brought heavy rain, high winds and a tornado.
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Virginia authorities say four people drowned and a firefighter was killed, raising Michael-related death toll to 11. Power companies are working to restore electricity to hundreds of thousands.
A man was killed early Tuesday in Louisa County, Virginia, after his pickup truck was overtaken by rushing water during a flash flood caused by the remnants of Hurricane Florence.
Thunderstorm warnings and flash flood watches are in effect for big swaths of the area. And rain, heavy at times, is likely to deliver a wet slap to commuters through the evening. Here’s what you need to know.
A businesswoman who owns several properties on the main street of the former mill town said “everybody kind of has PTSD” in the wake of the second devastating flash flood event in two years.
Authorities in Virginia are expected to resume their search for a person who went missing during flash floods last week.
For the first time since Sunday’s flash flooding, residents and business owners will be able to get a personal look at damage wrought by the torrents of murky brown water flowing down Main Street — at least for a few minutes. See photos and video.
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood emergency for Ellicott City, Maryland, on Sunday, nearly two years after deadly flooding ravaged the Howard County city. Gov. Larry Hogan also declared a state of emergency. Massive flooding in the area after heavy rains caused Main Street to close. Officials urged residents to seek higher ground and avoid the area.
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“It’s gonna take a while — a long while — for us to rebuild folks, but make no mistake about it: We are going to rebuild,” Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman said.
Emergency crews in Ellicott City, Maryland, continued the cleanup Monday from a devastating flash flood this weekend. More than 180 cars had been towed from downtown Ellicot City by Monday morning, according to officials.
Storms brought heavy flooding Saturday night to Ellicott City, Maryland, hitting Main Street hard and damaging cars, roads, businesses and homes. See photos and videos.
A flash flood sent water cascading down the stairs and escalators at the Cleveland Park Metro station — and Metro’s spokesman said the transit agency has never seen anything like this before.
Hopefully everybody enjoyed the weekend because rain is a\’coming
and it\’s here to stay – at least through the first part of Thursday.
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