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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)

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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jason is the Washington Post’s weather editor and Capital Weather Gang's chief meteorologist. He earned a master's degree in atmospheric science, and spent 10 years as a climate change science analyst for the U.S. government. He holds the Digital Seal of Approval from the National Weather Association.
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