A band of strong thunderstorms, including gusty winds, lightning and heavy downpours swept into the region Tuesday afternoon. At one point, most of the WTOP listening area was under a Severe Thunderstorm Watch. By 8:20 p.m. the National Weather Service removed all remaining counties from its Severe Thunderstorm Watch.
Storms have been barreling through the D.C. area, bringing with it severe weather and flooding through the region. See scenes of the affected areas.
Severe weather barreled through the D.C. area Monday evening, bringing strong winds, flooding and hail.
Heavy morning rain showers dumped as much as 3 inches of rain on the D.C. region leading to flooded roads, downed trees and numerous crashes. All of that added up to one terrible commute. And more storms could be in store this Friday afternoon.
A large tree sliced through a house during storms Tuesday in Howard County, Maryland. The homeowner’s two children were home at the time but were both able to get out safely.
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