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Mid-Atlantic Severe Weather on May 14, 2018

May 16, 2018 at 8:32 AM

Unisys Radar Mosaic

On May 14, 2018, a line of severe thunderstorms tracked across the Ohio Valley and into the Mid-Atlantic, prompting many severe thunderstorm warnings and several tornado warnings in the Washington DC metro area.

The Unisys Radar Mosaic loop shows the severe storm that crossed the DC area on Monday May 14, 2018. The 10 second loop which spans about 9 hours (2PM to 11PM EDT) shows the storm move out of Ohio as a line of thunderstorms and intensify into a bow shaped line of echoes over Virginia where there were numerous reports of wind damage, hail, and intense lightning and then pass over the Chesapeake.