Heavy overnight thunderstorms devastated the Washington metro area, June 30, 2012. The death toll from the widespread, violent thunderstorms that ripped through at least seven states Friday night rose to at least 14 in Virginia, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Kentucky and Washington.
A mangled mess of tree limbs and wires are seen in the aftermath of last week's storms, July 2, 2012 in Takoma Park, Maryland. Hundreds of thousands of people still remain without power. UPI/Kevin Dietsch