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Tornado Touches Down in Howard County

A fire official in Howard County reported high winds destroyed a building and detached garage were destroyed in the part of Woodbine that is in Howard County.


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Heavy Rains, Strong Winds Batter D.C. Area

Heavy rains and strong winds will batter the D.C. area overnight Wednesday and into Thursday morning as severe thunderstorms rolling into the area could cause substantial flooding and possible tornadoes.


School Closings

School Cancellations

A number of school systems in the Washington area are cancelling after school activities due to Tuesday’s severe weather.


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Severe Overnight Weather Knocks Out Power For Some, Expect Slow Commute Friday Morning

Some D.C. area residents will be waking up without power Friday morning after severe thunder storms hit the area overnight. That trend of rain is expected to carry over into your Friday morning commute.


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Severe Thunder Storm Watch In Effect For D.C. Area Until 9 P.M., Ground Stop At Three Major Airports

A severe thunder storm watch is in effect for the D.C. Metro area until 9 p.m. with threats of damaging winds and hail. All flights have been grounded at the three major local airports until further notice.