Blizzards rolled into parts of Wyoming and South Dakota on Friday, bringing the snow-savvy states to an unseasonably early wintery standstill by closing highways and schools, and even forcing a tourist town to cancel its annual Octoberfest\’s polka-dancing bar crawl.
A draft report presented to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Wednesday recommends a series of changes in response to the June derecho that knocked out the 911 system in Northern Virginia.
The woman living in the home is thankful no one was
The severe windstorm that roared southeast from
the Great Lakes into the Mid-Atlantic in June
was an extreme weather event for the Washington,
D.C. metro area. The storm system left extensive
tree damage in its wake and more than one
million people were without power.
Severe thunderstorms hit the D.C. region Thursday
night, quickly causing thousands of outages.
A leaky roof forced the evacuation of dozens of
apartments in Riverdale.
As stormy weather remains in the region\’s
forecast, the good news is that it won\’t be nearly
as severe as Friday\’s storm — but it does mean
more trees could fall.
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