UPDATED: Downed Trees Block Capitol Hill Streets After Violent Storm

by Andrew Ramonas July 1, 2015 at 10:50 am 2 Comments

(Updated at 4:25 p.m.) A powerful storm toppled at least eight trees in the Capitol Hill area early this morning, closing streets.

According to Twitter and Hill Now reader reports, trees fell down near:

The trees blocked at least a few of the streets this morning. Some of the trees hit cars, too.

The storm, which came through D.C. about 1 a.m., brought “almost non-stop lightning and thunder, strong to damaging winds and torrential rain,” according to the Capital Weather Gang.

Did the storm knock down trees on your block in the Capitol Hill area? Send a horizontal photo with a location to [email protected].


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