Severe Thunderstorm Watch in Effect for D.C.

by Andrew Ramonas May 27, 2015 at 1:30 pm 0

Lightning strike near U.S. Capitol (Photo via Wikimedia/U.S. Air Force)The Capitol Hill area is under a severe thunderstorm watch as storms move in from Maryland and Virginia.

The National Weather Service issued the watch until 7 p.m. for the District and much of the D.C. metropolitan area.

Storms will strengthen over the next several hours and could bring damaging winds and hail, according to the National Weather Service.

The storms likely will hit the District between 3 and 7 p.m., the Capital Weather Gang reported.

Photo via Wikimedia/U.S. Air Force


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