Heavy rain and hail hit parts of the D.C. area during a Sunday evening thunderstorm. The entire area is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 8 p.m.
A day after severe weather pushed through the D.C. area, the National Weather Service has surveyed the damage and concluded that there were two tornadoes Thursday in Maryland.
There’s been an eye-popping number of tornado warnings in the region, but if you think we’ve gotten severe weather systems out of our system, think again.
The National Weather Service confirmed Thursday that a tornado touched down in Howard County, the second one in seven days.
After a tornado was confirmed touching down near the Glenelg area of Howard County, Maryland, investigators with the National Weather Service continue their work Friday morning there and in other parts of the D.C. area to determine the extent of any weather damage.
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Several communities from eastern Indiana through central Ohio suffered damage, according to the National Weather Service. The storms damaged homes, blew out windows, toppled trees and left debris so thick that at one point, highway crews had to use snowplows to clear an interstate.
A likely tornado destroyed a motel, swept through a nearby mobile home park and caused significant damage in the Oklahoma City area, according to the National Weather Service.
Severe weather across the D.C. region put a damper on the start of Memorial Day weekend.
A tornado touched down in Howard County, Maryland, Thursday night and after severe weather passed through the D.C. area, it left thousands without power in Northern Virginia Friday morning and some continue without power on Saturday.
The National Weather Service confirmed that an EF-1 tornado touched down in Howard County, Maryland. A strong line of strong thunderstorms passed through the D.C. area Thursday afternoon, bringing downed power lines and outages.
An intense storm system moved across the Southern Plains on Monday, spawning tornadoes that caused scattered damage and a deluge of rain but not the “particularly dangerous” twisters that forecasters had feared.
The D.C. area could see some storms anywhere between 4 p.m. and sunset. Some of them have the potential to be severe, bringing strong winds and hail.
A tornado touched down in Fairfax County, Virginia on Friday evening, bringing down trees and power lines in the Reston area — where severe damage led to a home being condemned.
The only volunteer fire department in Hamilton, a small community in Monroe County, Mississippi, was destroyed in this weekend’s devastating tornadoes.
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