Severe thunderstorms pass through DC area

WEATHER UPDATES:

4/20/15 - 10 p.m.

A Tornado Watch has expired for the majority of the D.C. region. A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 10:15 p.m. in Anne Arundel, Prince George's and Calvert counties.

4/20/15 - 9:03 p.m.

4/20/15 - 8:45 p.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning is in effect until 9:30 p.m. for:

- Charles County
- Prince George's County
- St. Mary's County
- Calvert County
- Spotsylvania County
- King George County
- Stafford County

4/20/15 - 8:21 p.m.

4/20/15 - 8:18 p.m.

Anne Arundel County, Prince George's County, Calvert County and Fairfax County also under a Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 9 p.m.

4/20/15 - 8:15 p.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Charles County, Spotsylvania County, King George County, Stafford County, Prince William County and the city of Fredericksburg, Va., until 9 p.m.

4/20/15 - 8:11 p.m.

4/20/15 - 8:08 p.m.

4/20/15 - 8:08 p.m.

FOX 5 Photojournalist Craig Little captured this video on severe thunderstorms arriving in D.C.

4/20/15 - 8:04 p.m.

4/20/15 - 7:52 p.m.

4/20/15 - 7:47 p.m.

New Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Washington D.C., Montgomery, Charles, Prince George's, Arlington, Stafford, Fairfax, Prince William counties as well as the city of Alexandia, city of Fairfax and city of Falls Church.

4/20/15 - 7:27 p.m.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued until 7:45 p.m. in Calvert, Charles, Prince George's and St. Mary's counties in Maryland.

4/20/15 - 7:14 p.m.

A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for Allegany, Morgan and Washington counties until 7:45 p.m.

4/20/15 - 7:05 p.m.

4/20/15 - 6 p.m.

FOX 5's Gary McGrady says the threat of thunderstorms and severe weather will continue through the night as the frontal system remains to the west of the D.C. area. Tornado Watch remains in effect until 10 p.m.

4/20/15 - 4:24 p.m.

4/20/15 - 4 p.m.


A Tornado Watch means conditions are favorable for tornadoes and severe thunderstorms in and around the watch area. People in these areas should be on the lookout for threatening weather conditions and watch out for possible warnings. Hail and damaging winds may be possible in these storms. If a tornado warning is issued, residents should be prepared to take shelter.

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