BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Severe thunderstorms moved through Maryland Sunday night, knocking out power, sending trees crashing onto homes and flooding roads.
The storms passed through Frederick County, where officials said they flooded a number of roads and knocked down trees and power poles.
At one point, nearly two dozen roads were closed due to storm debris.
Update #4: Trees & Wires Down in Roadway (8:55 pm).
This may not be an all-inclusive list – please use caution if you have to be out. pic.twitter.com/TPG5kNPaqC
— Frederick Police (@Fred_MD_Police) July 22, 2019
In Montgomery County, which had been under a severe thunderstorm warning until 8:15 p.m., officials reported a tree had fallen on a house in the 9900 block of Harrogate Road in Bethesda.
Another tree fell on a home in the 8700 block of Ewing Drive in Bethesda, causing significant damage. The home’s occupants were temporarily displaced.
Update – Harrogate Rd, tree on house, significant damage, no injuries, Family displaced https://t.co/rsMue2WtJi
— Pete Piringer (@mcfrsPIO) July 22, 2019
Downed trees blocked rail traffic near the Garrett Park MARC train station. Street flooding was also reported in parts of the county.
Across the area, the storms filled the skies with lightning. Viewers sent in videos of light streaking through the clouds.
WOW! Check out this video of lighting Steve C. sent in from Elkridge.
— WJZ | CBS Baltimore (@wjz) July 22, 2019