The path of destruction

The derecho storm that swept through the Washington region on June 29 caused extensive power outages. The map below shows that lightning activity was especially intense in areas to the west and northwest of the District. Read related article.

Mapand chart show lightning and wind intensity during the June 30, 2012 Derecho storm and customers without power over time.
NOAA Washington, D.C. Lightning Mapping Array and National Weather Service Storm Wind Reports. Laris KarklisDan KeatingPam Tobey and Gene Thorp. Published on July 7, 2012, 8:04 p.m.
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