Photo by Pablo from Rhode Island Ave, NE 5:02pm
Update from AlertDC: “MPD reports the 600 block of Rhode Island Avenue, NE is closed due to high standing water. Please seek alternate routes.”
From Alert DC:
“The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for the District of Columbia, which is in effect until 8:00 PM. Read More
photo by Elizabeth Grant
“The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the District of Columbia, which is in effect until 5:15 PM.
Hazard: 60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. Read More
photo by Daria
photo by angela n.
The Washington Post reports this morning:
“Two dead after Thursday night lightning strike near White House
Police identified those who died as Donna Mueller, 75, and James Mueller, 76, of Wisconsin. The other two victims remain in critical condition, police said.” Read More
Thanks to Elizabeth for sharing the absolutely stunning photo above last night: “Unedited pre-storm photo! Taken from National Harbor” Read More
“With record heat in the forecast, Mayor Bowser and DPR are extending pool hours at select pools to help residents BEAT the HEAT. The following select outdoor pools will be open extended hours of 10:00 am – 8:00 pm this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (July 22-24): Read More
Kelly asked: “Multiple commercial planes flying over rock creek park. Isn’t that restricted air space? Is there a re-routing plan when there are storms? Seems odd.”
Thanks to Justin for sending last night: “Planes are flying over DC! They must have emergency clearance b/c of the thunderstorms up north. Fist time I’ve seen this! One basically flew over Calvert Woodley. Crazy.”
photo by Maura Lillis
Thanks to Maura for sending:
“I took the attached picture during the storm Tuesday night. The lightning illuminated some kind of natural wall – is it the incoming rain, or some kind of humidity wall? Read More
photo by rebekah clare
Thanks to all who shared so many amazing photos.
So much more awesome: Read More