DC Mayor Bowser discusses weekend storm damage
D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser and officials conducted a community walk to assess cleanup and recovery efforts after Saturday’s storm.
WASHINGTON - The D.C. region is continuing to clean up Monday following weekend storms that downed trees, closed roadways, and brought power outages to the area.
The storms moved across parts of D.C., Maryland and Virginia Saturday evening. Gusty winds knocked out power to more than 200,000 people.
Weekend storm cleanup continues across DC region Monday
The D.C. region is continuing to clean up Monday following weekend storms that downed trees, closed roadways, and brought power outages to the area.
In northwest D.C., authorities evacuated residents from an apartment building after a large tree fell onto the building.
In Virginia, authorities believe a man was killed after a tree crashed through his house in the Dumfries area.
Parts of the George Washington Parkway remained closed Monday due to fallen trees. The northbound lanes between Spout Run Parkway and VA-123, and the southbound lanes between the Beltway and Spout Run Parkway were blocked as crews worked to clear the debris.
Man found dead in Dumfries home after tree falls during storms
A 43-year-old man was killed in Dumfries in what officials say was possibly a storm-related incident. A tree fell on the home where the man was later found but a cause of death has not yet been released.
Downed trees also closed portions of Canal Road between Foxhall Road and Reservoir Road.
Wet roadways slowed the commute Monday after overnight showers moved across the area.
Power outages and severe damage following Saturday afternoon storm
Several trees and power lines down after severe thunderstorms across the entire DMV area.