severe weather

Study: Extreme Summer Weather Will Become More FrequentScorching heatwaves, driving rains and deadly blizzards will become the norm, say climate scientists.
Severe Storms Expected SundayThe Baltimore-Washington region could be in for severe weather Sunday afternoon and evening.
National Weather Service Investigates Possible Tornado in Md.The National Weather Service is investigating whether a tornado may have touched down in Anne Arundel County during Tuesday's storms.
First Singing, Then Tragedy At Maryland Camp More than 100 young campers sang songs, read stories and prayed in an open-air pavilion, as they did each night at the River Valley Ranch camp. Then, the sky began to darken and a light rain began to fall.
One Last Batch of Rain, Storms Before the WeekendRain will stick around in the Baltimore and Washington area Friday after powerful storms toppled trees, downed power lines and flooded roadways throughout the region for two days.
Heavy Rain, Severe Thunderstorms Drenching RegionThe Baltimore-Washington corridor is enduring a nasty round of powerful storms that could dump as much as 5 inches of soaking rain on the area before exiting Thursday.
Tornadoes Kill 16 in Arkansas, 1 in Oklahoma A powerful storm front rumbled through parts of the Plains, Midwest and South on Sunday, spawning deadly tornadoes and heavy hail and rain, and damaging or destroying structures in several states.
School Closures Due to Power OutagesThe severe weather that hit the area left trees uprooted and power lines down. At one point more than 50,000 customers were without power.
Young Boy Killed By Fallen TreeCapt. Emmett Williams of the Richmond police said the boy was crushed by an old yellow tulip poplar tree that became uprooted during heavy winds and rains at Maymont Park shortly before 4 p.m.
Tornadoes, Hail Reported in D.C. Area from Severe StormsThe National Weather Service says possible tornadoes have been reported in Maryland as a massive storm system plowed across the country and hit the Washington area Thursday, causing widespread power outages and flash flooding.
Tornado Touches Down in Howard CountyA 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.
Heavy Rains, Strong Winds Batter D.C. AreaHeavy 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.