The mid-Atlantic region is struggling to get back to normal after deadly, power-cutting storms and a mid-week holiday.
One certainty in life is that the power will go out.
Gabriel Franco, accountant for WTOP
Many camps and summer schools that have regained power are open again on Thursday.
Find out where and when you can get rid of your spoiled food and storm debris.
If Friday's big storm damaged your property, there are a few important steps to take when filing an insurance claim and to safely removing trees from your property.
The massive and powerful storm that blew through the Washington-area Friday night is a weather system known as a derecho.
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says a utility worker from Florida who helping restore power in northern Virginia was killed when her bucket truck crashed into a semi-trailer in Bluemont.
Bob Beckel and Cal Thomas, commentators
Summer is typically a slow time of year for Inova Health System's blood donation center in Sterling, which services 15 hospitals in the area.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md.
The Smithsonian Folklife Festival is set to resume on the National Mall.
As stormy weather remains in the region's forecast, the good news is that it won't be nearly as severe as Friday's storm -- but it does mean more trees could fall.
In the aftermath of storms that knocked out power to millions, overheated residents and elected officials are demanding to know why it's taking so long to restring power lines and why they're not more resilient in the first place.
A fleet of 20 electrical utility trucks, with cranes capable of hoisting a line worker 55 feet above the ground, commandeered the parking lot behind a Hampton Inn in the northern Virginia exurbs of Washington early Tuesday morning.
At Ayd Hardware in Towson, a chalk sidewalk sign said in big letters YES/DRY ICE." That was enough to draw in Sheila Williams of the Lockhearn area of Baltimore County, who happened to be driving by.
Emergency management officials say a contractor who fell from a tree in Garrett County has died. His death is the fourth storm-related fatality in Maryland.
In a statement to WTOP, a spokesman says a "power issue" in an Arlington facility has created "several issues that we're currently working through." This includes an inability for some Fairfax and Prince William customers to call 911.
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