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Dc Derecho

Woman Struck By Lightning

Posted 06.14.2013 | DC

Thursday's storm may not have been a derecho, but it sure had its alarming moments. A tornado with 50 mph winds was confirmed about 15 miles from...

LOOK: A Very Scary Sky Has Barbie, D.C. Prepared For Wet Weather

Posted 06.13.2013 | DC

The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang is making sure we know that D.C.'s storm won't hit derecho levels. But Barbie's prepared for anything. ...

Oh No, Here Comes Derecho 2.0?

Posted 06.13.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- D.C. residents may want to stock up on water and batteries. The area is expected to be hit by the tail end of a series of storms that ma...

STORMS ROAR THROUGH NATION'S CAPITAL

Posted 09.18.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A "strong surge of southern soupiness," as Capital Weather Gang describes it, pushed up from the Gulf of Mexico and collided with a stro...

200,000-Plus Pepco Customers Still Without Power In D.C. Area (UPDATED)

Posted 07.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Pepco reports on Twitter that power has been restored to "about half" of the "more than 440,000 customers who lost power as a result of ...

Is Pepco Spending Your Tax Dollars Lobbying to Increase Rates for Its Shoddy Services?

Suzanne Merkelson | Posted 09.01.2012 | DC
Suzanne Merkelson

D.C. area politicians, like customers, are fuming at the utility company. Yet, Pepco, like so many other major corporations, is guilty of exchanging money for power for even more money.

PHOTOS: Commuters Face Misery In D.C. After Storm

Posted 07.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- With power outages remaining throughout the D.C. area, commuters are facing a miserable trek to work on Monday, the first work day a...

PHOTOS: Big 'Derecho' Damage In Nation's Capital

Posted 07.01.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Residents in the nation's capital, Maryland and Virginia whose power was knocked out by Friday night's fierce "derecho" storm may ha...

PHOTOS: 'Derecho' Storm Causes Big Damage In Nation's Capital

Posted 06.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A fast-moving, aggressive thunderstorm system known as a derecho barreled through the nation's capital Friday evening causing wind d...