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The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado touched down in Petersburg, damaging homes, trees and power lines.
It's hard to complain about the weather in D.C. this spring. But those warm, sunny days have put the area in a drought.
The D.C. area will be under a Red Flag Warning for the third straight day on Monday.
The National Weather Service issued the advisory until 10 a.m. Thursday for much of Maryland and Virginia around the D.C. and Baltimore metropolitan areas. Visibility is reduced to a quarter of a mile or less, NWS reports.
People from Virginia to New York reported seeing a bright flash, and something shooting through the sky Friday night, but nobody knows exactly what it was.
The storm made driving during the morning dangerous, but the roads began to clear up by late in the morning, with just side streets to worry about. However, overnight temperatures could cause a refreeze in the morning.