Tornadoes Take the D.C. Area by Storm [News]

Wednesday, April 30, 2008 - 13:54 in Earth & Climate

Residents living in the Washington, D.C., suburbs are learning that tornadoes are not just a threat to the Great Plains. More than 200 people were injured and several homes and businesses were destroyed Monday when three twisters tore through Virginia. Gov. Tim Kaine declared a state of emergency as hazardous weather continued to plague the central part of the state, just one day after tornadoes slammed into St. Charles and Hyattsville in suburban Maryland. Hyattsville is just 10 miles (16 kilometers) from the nation's capital. [More]

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