Chris Strong, warning coordinator meteorologist at National Weather Service, talks about how weather forecasting has improved in the Washington Metro area.
Ed McDonough, with the Maryland Emergency Management Agency, talks about storm preparation
Myra Oppel, Pepco spokeswoman, says the utility is watching the Midwest to gauge what to expect.
A massive line of storms packing hail, lightning and tree-toppling winds rolled through the Midwest Wednesday evening driving people into basements for shelter, tearing down power lines and causing flooding in low-lying areas. For Washington, Philadelphia and parts of the Mid-Atlantic the big storm risk continues and even increases a bit Thursday, according to the weather service. Here, lighting flashes over the Chicago skyline, Wednesday, June 12, 2013. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen) bit.ly
A look at the 7-day forecast from ABC7. (Courtesy of WJLA)
Forecast from ABC7's Brian van de Graaff
Preparations are underway to help flood-prone areas. WTOP's Kristi King reports.
Metro's storm preparations. WTOP's Ari Ashe reports.