Dramatic Images Show Severe Flooding Across DC Area

Heavy rain and flash flooding in D.C. drenched roads and caused commuters to be stuck on Monday due to high waters.

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Torrential rain flooded multiple roads in D.C. on Monday.
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Xiao Liu
A torrent of water in a Metro train during historic flash flooding in the Washington, D.C. area on Monday, July 8, 2019.
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Ben Caudron
A pool in Potomac, Maryland, was flooded after torrential rain swept through the area.
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Aimee Cho
A large section of Belfast Rd. just off of MacArthur Boulevard in Potomac, Maryland, was blocked on Monday after flash flooding and heavy rain.
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Aimee Cho
A large section of Belfast Rd. just off of MacArthur Boulevard in Potomac, Maryland, was blocked on Monday after flash flooding and heavy rain.
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Aimee Cho
A Camaro that was stuck on the Clara Barton Parkway is ruined after flash flooding drenched roadways in the D.C. area.
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Aimee Cho
A Camaro that was stuck on the Clara Barton Parkway is ruined after flash flooding drenched roadways in the D.C. area.
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Aimee Cho
Torrential rain on Monday flooded streets and left behind destruction in Montgomery County, Maryland.
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VHT Studios
At least 5 vehicles were rescued on Monday after heavy rain drenched roadways across the D.C. area.
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Pete Piringer
At least 5 vehicles were rescued on Monday after heavy rain drenched roadways across the D.C. area.
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Torrential rain on Monday flooded streets and left behind destruction in Montgomery County, Maryland.
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NBC Bay Area
A park bench sits under water in East Potomac Park in Washington, D.C. after flash flooding.
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Melissa Colorado / NBC Bay Area
Prosperity Avenue between Route 50 and Route 236 may take a couple of hours to reopen after severe flooding, Fairfax police said.
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Dave Dildine
Roadways in D.C. were drenched by heavy rain and flash flooding on Monday.
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Frederick Police
Roadways in Frederick were flooded due to heavy rain on Monday.
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Jeff Piper
Four Mile Run Trail, Long Branch Creek at Glebe Road was flooded on Monday.
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Molette Green
Multiple roads in D.C. were drenched by heavy rain and flash flooding on Monday. Commuters around the D.C. area were stuck and crews around the region reported high water rescues.
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Multiple roads in D.C. were drenched by heavy rain and flash flooding on Monday.
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VHT Studios
Multiple roads in D.C. were drenched by heavy rain and flash flooding on Monday.
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Pete Piringer
Water rescue crews were seen helping commuters on Monday.
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Flash flooding poured into some metro stations in the D.C. area on Monday.
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Flash flooding in metro stations in the D.C. area
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Frederick Police
Roadways in Frederick were flooded due to heavy rain on Monday.
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BJ Forte
Heavy rain flooded multiple roadways and homes in D.C. on Monday.
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Frederick Police
Roadways in Frederick were flooded due to heavy rain on Monday.
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Many roads were closed on Monday due to high water.
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Nicholas Kamm
The basement of the White House briefing room was flooded on Monday.
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Pete Piringer
Water rescue crews helped people get out of their cars on Monday after flash flooding due to high water.
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NBC Washington
Flash flooding drenched roadways in D.C.
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Nick Rongione
Roadways were drenched after flash flooding in D.C. on Monday.
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DC Fire and EMS
Several crews in D.C. were out rescuing drivers in high water on Monday.
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DC Fire and EMS
Several crews in D.C. were out rescuing drivers in high water on Monday.
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Nick Rongione
Roadways were drenched after flash flooding in D.C. on Monday.
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Nick Rongione
Roadways were drenched after flash flooding in D.C. on Monday.
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Nick Rongione
Roadways were drenched after flash flooding in D.C. on Monday.
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Suzy
Roadways in Virginia were flooded after heavy rain swept through on Monday.
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Arlington County Fire Department
Crews made multiple water rescues on Monday after flash flooding and heavy rain drenched roadways in D.C. and Virginia.
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Arlington County Fire Department
Crews made multiple water rescues on Monday after flash flooding and heavy rain drenched roadways in D.C. and Virginia.
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Mark Segraves
15th and Constitution NW was closed on Monday due to high water.
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