As polls opened across the country, residents of several states were contending with severe weather conditions that could affect voter turnout.
The number of deaths due to storms could take weeks to determine. It’s common for death tolls in natural disasters to escalate weeks and months later because of deaths indirectly caused by a storm.
If Florence were to close in on the D.C. region, history shows that it would pose several threats. See photos of hurricanes past.
After torrents of rain throughout the region Tuesday evening, flooding conditions have closed multiple roads in the D.C. area and even a school in D.C. Wednesday morning. The good news? The threat of heavy rain and flooding will soon be over.
Strong storms downed trees and damaged homes in College Park on Monday evening. Three homes are currently considered uninhabitable, prompting city officials to help the residents of those homes find “alternate shelter.” See photos.
Heavy downpours have led to flash flood watches and problems out on the roads this week. See photos.
Thursday offered some dry relief to a region weary from flooding. But more wet weather, unfortunately, is likely in the days ahead.
Storm Team 4 meterologist Matt Ritter says that not all areas will see storms, but those that do have the potential to deal with gusty winds and large hail.
It was a wild year of weather featuring torrents, twisters and seasonal temper-tantrums in the D.C. area. Check out WTOP’s list of the top local weather events in 2017.
Some damp weather made its way through the region Monday evening. See photos.
The National Park Service has launched cleanup efforts aimed at taking care of the trees along the Tidal Basin that were uprooted during Thursday’s wild storms.
The twisters in Herndon and Southeast D.C. were relatively weak — both were rated EF-0 — but did cause some damage.
Batten down the hatches. High winds and wet weather are poised to soak the D.C. area this morning. Gusts exceeding 60 mph are possible.
A line of slow-moving storms meshed with a weak frontal system that had stalled over Maryland to create the intense rainmaker that dumped almost 6 inches of rain on Howard County in just 2 hours Saturday night.
D.C. Councilmember Mary Cheh said that Tuesday’s flood of a Metro station in Cleveland Park has finally pushed the District to finally address drainage problems that regularly plague the station and the street above.
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