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Virginia Derecho

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...

What Is Causing Our Climate to Unravel?

Jeremy Symons | Posted 09.10.2012 | Green
Jeremy Symons

Our scientific undersanding of global warming has come so far, but many in the media are pretending it is 1980 and that we are just getting started.

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.

Virginia Storms Leave Thousands In The Dark

AP | Posted 09.01.2012 | Green

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — More than 462,000 electricity customers in Virginia remain without service following severe storms that killed at least seven p...

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: '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...