(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:
- A and 6th streets NE.
- F and 3rd streets NE.
- East Capitol and 3rd streets NE.
- East Capitol and 5th streets NE.
- C and 2nd streets SE.
- G and 4th streets SE.
- Massachusetts Avenue and 15th Street SE.
- Independence Avenue and 1st Street SW.
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].