The D.C.-Baltimore region is bracing for another heat wave ahead of the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Strong rain and lightning knocked out power to thousands of people overnight in the Washington and Baltimore areas.
Tens of thousands of customers are in the dark after isolated, but powerful, thunderstorms battered parts of the Baltimore and Washington corridor.
The sweltering heat currently baking the mid-Atlantic can officially be called record breaking.
The mid-Atlantic is bracing for a substantial heatwave ahead of the official start of summer on Saturday.
Rain 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.
The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch for much of the D.C. metro region as severe thunderstorms are expected to move through the area Wednesday night.
Record-breaking rainfall overflowed creeks and streams, causing flooding throughout the mid-Atlantic region.
Weather from nearly all parts of the country combined to brew this week’s killer tornadoes.
It may be mid-April, but the cold isn’t done with us just yet.