PHOTOS: Severe Weather Sweeps Through DC Area

Violent storms swept through the D.C. area Tuesday, including a tornado that touched down in Howard County, Maryland. The storm flooded road, downed trees and power lines, and sent golf ball-sized hail raining down on Reston, Virginia.

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Hugh Hill
A tree down in Maryland on Route 108, between Route 226 and Route 650. (Photo: Hugh Hill)
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Hugh Hill
A tree down in Maryland on Route 108, between Route 226 and Route 650. (Photo: Hugh Hill)
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Jay Alvey
Clouds before the storm. (Photo: Jay Alvey)
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BJ Forte
Clouds roll in to NW D.C. (Photo: BJ Forte)
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@Iluvphotog
Thunderclouds form in Upper Montgomery County, Maryland. (Photo: @Iluvphotog)
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Christin Fernandez
The Cleveland Park Metro station was flooded by the heavy rain.
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Kathy Huycke
This shows the size of the hail in Aldie.
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Kristina Ingram (@KristinaIngram)
View from Ballston Tower NW.
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Chase Cattrall (@DACattrall)
Mt. Airy, MD
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Gina Genis
Storm photo in SW DC.
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