Summer storm hits Washington, D.C., surrounding area

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An American beech tree lies on Capitol Hill grounds in Washington, D.C., Saturday, June 30, in front of the U.S. Supreme Court after a powerful storm swept across the region late Friday. Violent storms moved across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits.
An American beech tree lies on Capitol Hill grounds in Washington, D.C., Saturday, June 30, in front of the U.S. Supreme Court after a powerful storm swept across the region late Friday. Violent storms moved across the eastern U.S., killing at least nine people and knocking out power to hundreds of thousands on a day that temperatures across the region are expected to reach triple-digits.
Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP
A summer storm hit the mid-Atlantic region over the weekend, knocking over trees and knocking out power for many in Washington, D.C., and the surrounding areas. Hundreds of thousands in the region remained without power Monday morning following the devastating thunderstorms that arrived Friday.A pedestrian helps a bicyclist navigate a sidewalk blocked by a fallen tree that also damaged a parked vehicle in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, D.C., Saturday, June 30.Drivers crowd a gas station in the Tenleytown section of Washington, D.C., June 30, during a massive power outtage resulting from a powerful storm late Friday. An uprooted tree lies across a street in the American University neighborhood of Washington, D.C., on June 30. The fast-moving storms produced hurricane-force winds in excess of 80mph.

 


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Summer storm hits Washington, D.C., surrounding area

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