Huge Sunday Night Storms

In a mostly benign summer weather-wise, it was a rough night for lots of Virginians.  Huge thunderstorms hit hard, breaking the heat from a day that hit the mid 90s.  There were numerous damage reports from the NWS: 

We got great damage pictures in to our newsroom, too.  Check out the pictures or add your own on our website section called “Send it To 12.”

I talked to the National Weather Service in Wakefield– they say they WILL NOT send out a survey team.  All signs point to the damage being straight line winds.  Keep in mind, straight line winds can often be more damaging than tornadoes.

*Posted by Andrew Freiden

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