2 tornadoes touched down in DC, Arlington: National Weather Service

The National Weather Service confirmed on Friday that the D.C. metropolitan area’s severe storms on Thursday produced two tornadoes.

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According the National Weather Service, an EF1 tornado was confirmed in Arlington’s Cherrydale neighborhood, and a much weaker EF0 was confirmed in Northwest D.C.

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Severe storms battered the D.C. region on Thursday – lashing the city and the suburbs with rain, high winds, lightning and thunder.