The Washington PostTrees topple as drenching storm passes through area

Jul 15, 2017 - The Washington Post

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Trees topple as drenching storm passes through area

Trees, transportation and a torrential thunderstorm were all thrown together in Washington Friday afternoon to create scenes of summertime drama and occasional disruption. U.S. Park Police officers rescued a family of four caught in the storm while boating on the Tidal Basin, the Park Police said. A tree fell onto the Metrorail tracks near the Dunn Loring station in Virginia. From inside a train crossing the Metro bridge over the Potomac River, it looked as if passengers were in a...

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