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Tornados Confirmed In Washington DC, Arlington Thursday

WASHINGTON (WJZ) -- The National Weather Service reported Friday that two tornados hit the Washington, D.C. area Thursday night. One in northeast D.C., and another in Arlington, Virginia.

Confirmed Tornados
2 tornados confirmed by NWS

Both tornados reportedly struck at 8:59 p.m. Thursday. The D.C. tornado traveled from the H Street Northeast corridor into Kingman Park, the NWS said.

A storm survey revealed that the maximum estimated wind speed of the tornado was 80 miles per hour. The NWS reported that the tornado's path length was 0.75 miles, and its width was 74 yards.

Arlington's tornado was much stronger. Maximum winds reached 90 miles per hour, and it had a 4.4 mile path from Cherrydale to 16th Street NW. The width was reportedly 125 yards.

No injuries were reported in either storm.


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