Photos: DC ‘Windmageddon’ Sends Trees Crashing Onto Homes, Cars

Winds gusting at as high as 70 mph downed trees and cut power to thousands of people in the D.C. area early Friday, as March moved in like a lion.

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NBC Washington
A roof that flew off of an apartment building in Suitland, Maryland, struck a Prince George's County Ambulance.
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NBC Washington
The roof blew off of a building at an apartment complex in Suitland, Maryland, on Friday.
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Jenny Roulier
A sign for the Potomac Mills Mall visible off of Interstate-95 started to lean as a result of strong winds throughout the area.
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NBC Washington
Residents were inside of this Gaithersburg, Maryland, home when a tree struck the roof. There weren't any reported injuries.
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NBC Washington
A tree struck a home in Gaithersburg, Maryland, on Friday morning, damaging a bedroom.
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A tree lands atop a vehicle as a result of heavy winds across D.C. Friday.
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Allie Sandza
The roots of a tree are ripped from the ground near a house at Forest Lane Northwest in Wesley Heights.
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NBC Washington
Debris accumulated from Friday's heavy wind lands on top of a car in D.C.
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Kirsten Albers
Several tree branches fell onto a car as a result of the heavy winds.
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NBC Washington
Workers begin to repair damage from heavy winds and downed trees in D.C. Friday.
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DC Fire and EMS
A large tree fell and caused substantial damage to a two-story house in D.C., D.C. Fire and EMS said.
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DC Fire and EMS
Residents were not inside when a tree caused damage to a house in D.C., officials said.
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DC Fire and EMS
The tree caused damage around a house in D.C., officials said.
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Maria Yliquin
A cherry blossom tree fell over not far from the Washington Monument because of heavy wind.
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Allie Sandza
A tree fell over close to a vehicle in Wesley Heights.
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NBC Washington
A tree fell on a car off New Mexico Avenue and Cathedral Avenue Northwest on Thursday night.
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A fallen tree obstructs the sidewalk on Connecticut Avenue in Northwest D.C.
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A Kensington, Maryland home was partially crushed by a tree as a 100-year-old woman slept inside.
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An 100-year-old woman was <a href="https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/100-Year-Old-Woman-Rescued-After-Tree-Splits-Home_Washington-DC-475641513.html">rescued from her home after a tree crashed into her Kensington, Maryland home.</a>
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An 100-year-old woman was <a href="https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/100-Year-Old-Woman-Rescued-After-Tree-Splits-Home_Washington-DC-475641513.html">rescued from her home after a tree crashed into her Kensington, Maryland home.</a> She was asleep in this bed when the tree fell.
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Courtesy of Fairfax Police
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Another tree that fell onto a home.
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Chris Duncan
A power line went down and several chairs were scattered in the street in Alexandria, Virginia. (Courtesy Chris Duncan)
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Arlington Fire
Arlington Fire caught this messy situation on North Harrison Street near Lee Highway. (Courtesy Arlington Fire)
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A tree near 43rd and Yuma streets Northwest in Washington, D.C. fell across the sidewalk, barely missing a vehicle parked on the street.
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A tree near 43rd and Yuma streets Northwest in Washington, D.C. fell across the sidewalk, barely missing a vehicle parked on the street.
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A tree near 43rd and Yuma streets Northwest in Washington, D.C. fell across the sidewalk, barely missing a vehicle parked on the street.
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An awning fell off a building on Connecticut Avenue Northwest.
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Fairfax County Police
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Tom Lynch/NBC Washington
A driver was injured in Northwest D.C. when a tree fell on their car.
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