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)

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)