Severe Thunderstorms Blow Into Washington Area Amid Tornado Warnings

Ominous storm clouds loomed over parts of Washington, DC, amid tornado warnings issued for the area on July 1.

This footage uploaded by Twitter user Stephanie Rieger, shows lightning striking in the distance as the cloud dumps rain on the city.

The National Weather Service issued a Tornado Warning for the region, cautioning of possible penny-sized hail. Credit: Stephanie Rieger via Storyful