Scary skies over Washington, D.C. (PHOTOS)

The skies appeared dark and dangerous this morning as the line of thunderstorms – which originated in the Midwest – descended on Washington, D.C.

Fortunately, the storms weakened and their hype was worse than their bite.

Here’s a collection of reader photos.

(Gwen Bausmith via Facebook)

(Gwen Bausmith via Facebook)

Manassas, Va. this morning (Joey Campbell via Facebook)

Manassas, Va. this morning (Joey Campbell via Facebook)

Dumfries, Va. at 9:15 a.m. (Kimberly Cox via Facebook)

Dumfries, Va. at 9:15 a.m. (Kimberly Cox via Facebook)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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