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.
The rains have subsided but flooding concerns remain for parts of the shoreline in Southwest D.C. and in Arlington County and Alexandria. Here’s what you need to know.
The sun should finally break through the clouds in the D.C. area on Sunday afternoon as the area finally gets a break from the rain. There are still some flooding threats. Here’s what you need to know.
A stubborn stationary front that has been sitting in the mid-Atlantic for the last week has finally dissipated, and a cold front will dry things out in the next 24 hours.
The rain just won’t stop in the D.C. area. The rain is expected to continue on Saturday and could bring more flooding with it. Here’s what you need to know.
Georgetown isn’t taking any chances after similar events led to flooding in 2011 — the floodgates near the waterfront are up, even though major flooding is not expected along the Potomac.
A flood watch for the entire Washington area remains in effect until 8 a.m. Saturday, and the seemingly endless downpours could add an additional 3 to 5 inches to our waterlogged region.
Heavy rain is exacerbating conditions around the region, especially in already-waterlogged Frederick County, Maryland, which remains under a flood warning. An additional 2–5 inches of rain are possible through Saturday.
People are being asked to stop washing dishes and clothing and to otherwise limit their water use in order to take pressure off the wastewater treatment plant.
There’s no doubt that the rainfall has felt higher than usual for this time of year, but has it set any records? Actually, yes.
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.
Officials in the flooded city of Frederick, Maryland, are asking residents to limit their use of water.
The Brunswick Line will operate on a modified schedule Thursday due to a “major track washout” between Point of Rocks and Brunswick, MARC said in a statement.
Their first game — which had been suspended Tuesday night after 5 1/2 innings — will resume at 5:05 p.m. June 18, and will be followed by the regularly scheduled game.
Parts of Frederick County got hit with as much 6 inches of rain in the span of three hours Tuesday night. It shut down cars, stopped a MARC train and even left the YMCA under 10 feet of water.
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