Early Morning Storm Wreaks Havoc in Bethesda Neighborhood

An early morning storm swept through a neighborhood in Bethesda leaving downed trees, cars damaged, and power outages on Wednesday.

Clean-up crews responded to the area of Newport Road and Earlston Drive and were met with a significant amount of damage. Some parked cars and power lines were damaged by the fallen trees. Neighbors compared what they heard around 3:00 a.m. on Wednesday to a tornado touchdown that lasted about ten seconds.

Fortunately there were no injuries reported, and there was no major damage to any homes. Officials say crews are working to restore power in that area.

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