Thousands of people are without power as powerful winds pummeled the D.C. region overnight, downing trees and power lines — and may even have spawned a few tornadoes.
A week after tornadoes killed 23 people in Alabama, four twisters touched down in parts of Arkansas and Louisana Saturday, as severe weather continues to sweep across the country.
Take a look back at the remarkable weather that bellowed through the nation’s capital in 2018 through some amazing images.
The National Weather Serve has confirmed that a total of 10 tornadoes spawned by Hurricane Florence touched down in Virginia on Monday.
Florence’s final act spawned several tornadoes near the greater Richmond area on Monday, leaving scores of trees down, buildings damaged and at least one person dead.
A tornado briefly touched down in Charlottesville, Virginia, and caused some damage to a high school, the National Weather Service confirmed Thursday.
So far in 2018, the region faced destructive flooding in Ellicott City and a damaging wind storm in early March, but there has not been a single tornado yet this year.
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.
Dozens of tornadoes and hail the size of grapefruits pummeled parts of the Central Plains on Monday, leaving at least two people injured. WTOP reporter and photographer Dave Dildine snapped stunning photos of the stormscapes.
April 6 was a big day for tornadoes in the area, and the National Weather Service confirmed on Wednesday that it was an even bigger day than previously thought.
Multiple tornadoes touched down in Louisiana on Tuesday, causing massive amounts of damage and injuring dozens.
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