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Thousands of customers without power in DC area

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Large tree crashes onto home in Silver Spring, Md. (Photo:  Pete Piringer / @mcfrsPIO / Twitter) Large tree crashes onto home in Silver Spring, Md. (Photo: Pete Piringer / @mcfrsPIO / Twitter)
A storm causes a fallen tree to split in Frederick, Md. A storm causes a fallen tree to split in Frederick, Md.
A storm causes a fallen tree to split in Frederick, Md. A storm causes a fallen tree to split in Frederick, Md.
WASHINGTON -

Storms that passed through the D.C. area on Tuesday have caused tens of thousands of customers to be without power while bringing down numerous trees and downed power lines.

As of 10 p.m. Tuesday, Pepco is reporting that over 28,000 customers are without power in Montgomery County and over 2,600 customers have outages in Prince George's County.

Dominion Virginia Power is reporting over 22,000 customers with power outages in northern Virginia.

Over 5,000 customers are without power in Howard County and over 1,600 in Anne Arundel County, according to BGE.

Potomac Edison says more than 12,000 customers are without power in Frederick County.

Montgomery County Fire and Rescue says a family has been displaced after a tree fell onto a Silver Spring house in the 10600 block of Lorain Avenue causing significant property damage.

Another large tree is reported to be down in Potomac, Md., on Glen Road and Gregorcroft Road.

D.C. police tweeted the 700 block of 21st Street northbound in Northeast D.C. is closed for a tree down.

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SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING UPDATES:

6:59 p.m. - The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the District of Columbia, southeastern Montgomery County in central Maryland, southern Howard County in central Maryland, city of Falls Church in northern Virginia, southeastern city of Fairfax in northern Virginia, southeastern city of Manassas Park in northern Virginia, eastern city of Manassas in northern Virginia, Arlington County in northern Virginia, Prince George's County in central Maryland, Anne Arundel County in central Maryland, northwestern Calvert County in southern Maryland, city of Alexandria in northern Virginia, Fairfax County in northern Virginia, central Prince William County in northern Virginia until 8:30 p.m. At 6:57 p.m., severe thunderstorms were detected along a line extending from Aspen Hill to Pimmit Hills to Burke and were moving east at 40 mph. This line of storms is capable of producing destructive winds in excess of 70 mph.

6:39 p.m. - The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for eastern Frederick County in north central Maryland, Montgomery County in central Maryland, Carroll County in north central Maryland, Howard County in central Maryland, eastern Loudoun County in northern Virginia, Harford County in northern Maryland, Baltimore County in northern Maryland, northern Anne Arundel County in central Maryland, Baltimore City in northern Maryland until 8:15 p.m. At 6:36 p.m., severe thunderstorms were detected along a line extending from Taneytown to Lowes Island and were moving east at 45 mph. This line of storms is capable of producing destructive winds in excess of 70 mph.

6:23 p.m. - The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for the District of Columbia, southern Montgomery County in central Maryland, Rappahannock County in northwest Virginia, northern Culpeper county in northern Virginia, southeastern Howard County in central Maryland, southern Loudoun County in northern Virginia, northern Fauquier County in northern Virginia, city of Falls Church in northern Virginia, city of Fairfax in northern Virginia, city of Manassas Park in northern Virginia, city of Manassas in northern Virginia, Arlington County in northern Virginia, western Prince George's County in central Maryland, northwestern Anne Arundel County in central Maryland, city of Alexandria in northern Virginia, northern Charles County in southern Maryland, Fairfax County in northern virginia, Prince William County in northern Virginia until 7:15 p.m. At 6:20 p.m., severe thunderstorms were detected along a line extending from 5 miles southwest of Oatlands to Hume to 24 miles southwest of Hume and were moving east at 50 mph. This line of storms is capable of producing hail up to the size of quarters and destructive winds in excess of 75 mph.

6:13 p.m. - A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 6:30 p.m. for Prince William, Fauquier, Loudoun, Warren and Rappahannock counties. At 6:12 p.m., severe thunderstorms were detected along a line extending from St. Louis to 7 miles south of Hume and were moving east at 30 mph. These storms are capable of producing hail up to the size of quarters and destructive winds in excess of 70 mph.

6 p.m. - The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Frederick County in north central Maryland, northwestern Montgomery County in central Maryland, eastern Washington County in north central Maryland, northeastern Warren County in northwest Virginia, Clarke County in northwest Virginia, Jefferson County in the panhandle of West Virginia, northeastern Berkeley County in the panhandle of West Virginia, Carroll County in north central Maryland, northwestern Howard County in central Maryland, Loudoun County in northern Virginia, northwestern Fauquier County in northern Virginia until 6:45 p.m. At 5:58 p.m., severe thunderstorms were detected along a line extending from Long Meadow to Ranson to 10 miles south of Berryville and were moving east at 55 mph. This line of storms is capable of producing hail up to the size of quarters and destructive winds in excess of 70 mph.

5:59 p.m. - A Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect until 6:15 p.m. for the city of Winchester and Berkeley, Jefferson, Clarke, Frederick, Warren, Shenandoah and Washington counties. At 5:58 p.m., severe thunderstorms were detected along a line extending from Long Meadow to 6 miles south of Williamsport to Charles Town to 6 miles east of Front Royal and were moving east at 55 mph. These storms are capable of producing hail up to the size of quarters and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph.


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