A strong storm system moving into the area has the potential to produce tornadoes, flash flooding and wind damage.
Montgomery County's consumer protection officials are warning residents to be on the lookout for unlicensed contractors.
The majority of the outages are split between Pepco and BG&E customers, but restorations are expected throughout Friday.
A 65-foot-tall oak tree came crashing down on a home on White Oak Drive in Sterling, Va. during Thursday afternoon's storm.
There's been no shortage of rain in recent weeks, but the fact that it's still spring may well spare the region from any severe flooding from storms expected to hit on Thursday.
It may not have been the derecho some were expecting, but Thursday's storms and strong winds left many toppled trees, flooded roads and hundreds without power.
15-year-old Joshua Davis' body was found on Tuesday afternoon along Jones Mill Road in Chevy Chase, a day after strong storms hit the region.
The region has already gotten between one and two inches, and we can expect between three and six inches before Tropical Storm Andrea moves on.
Early hurricane outlook indicates this season could be worse than last year.
D.C. Water is working on construction projects that some hope will stem the seasonal flooding in low-lying areas of the District like Bloomingdale and LeDroit Park.
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