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Summer Storms

August 12, 2010

We’ve had quite a few severe thunderstorms this summer in DC, but nothing quite like the prairie-strength monster that tore through this morning. Here’s a photo taken by Twitter user @aseitzwald about a mile north of the office:

Luckily we’re up on the hill, and only a little soggy from the commute.
Update: Looks like I spoke too soon! The high winds and driving rain seem to have found a permeable spot somewhere on the roof or around a window. We’ve got a few puddles up here on the third floor. Luckily, our crack team is on the case, and hey, it reminds us of the old days:

(yes, that's Joe Volk)

2nd Update: Here are some more photos from around the city.

One Comment
  1. Kim permalink
    August 12, 2010 5:20 pm

    Isn’t the weather just crazy? I’m glad you guys didn’t have more damage. Stay dry!

    The apartment I moved into just a couple weeks ago flooded and it will take days to dry out here! Bleah.

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