Capital Weather Gang: Derecho


Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 06/28/2013

Derecho of June 29, 2012: Ten tell-tale images of historic "land hurricane"

Before June 29, 2012, few people had ever heard of a derecho. The sheets of rain and crushing winds that sweltering evening changed everything. Relive how it all came together through a series of telling graphics.

By Ian Livingston  |  11:43 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 06/28/2013

Jefferson's derecho -- the video from June 29, 2012

Imagine what it was like for the tourists visiting the Jefferson Memorial during the derecho of June 29, 2012. This video captures that stormy scene.

By Kevin Ambrose  |  10:04 AM ET, 06/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 06/26/2013

Did the so-called June 13 "derecho" cause an East Coast tsunami?

After the June 13 complex of storms exited the coast, the ocean abruptly pulled back before reversing course and crashing inland, raising the sea and the prospects that the storms may have triggered a small tsunami along the eastern seaboard.

By Jason Samenow  |  12:44 PM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Derecho, Latest, Thunderstorms, Tsunami, U.S. Weather