WASHINGTON - The aftermath of several days of severe weather has caused problems across the D.C. region. Parts of the District, Maryland and Virginia have all seen their share of weather related issues Thursday.
In Northwest D.C., a fallen tree closed Broad Branch Road. FOX 5’s Melanie Alnwick was at the scene with images of a large tree stretched across the roadway. A fence was damaged on the far side of the road. No injuries were reported.
In Northern Virginia, utility crews were dealing with downed trees and power lines. FOX 5’s Annie Yu said trees brought down power lines near Russell Road and E. Windsor Avenue in the Alexandria area. Some roads in the area were closed while repairs were being made.
The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Warning on Wednesday for the District of Columbia and several surrounding counties in Maryland and Virginia until 9:15 p.m.
Some parts of Interstate 495 saw high water. Residents in some parts of Ellicott City braced as water levels rose. On Monday, a Fairfax County woman was killed after a big tree in her backyard fall onto her house while she was inside.