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Tuesday, August 4 | D.C. area headlines of the day

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Heavy rain, wind, and flooding impacted the D.C. region caused by Isaias Tuesday.  Multiple tornadoes touched down in Maryland after a watch was issued for parts of the state this morning. 

The storm started moving north in the early afternoon, and skies quickly cleared, but flooding is still a problem.

COVID-19

There were 1,921 new positive cases of coronavirus reported between D.C., Maryland and Virginia Tuesday. There were 34 new deaths reported between the three jurisdictions.

For a full rundown of COVID-19 statistics in our area, CLICK HERE.

DRAMATIC WATER RESCUE AFTER CARS GET SWEPT OFF ROAD IN HUGHESVILLE

A water rescue on Brandywine Road at the Charles County/Prince George's County line involved two cars and multiple people who had to be pulled from a strong flood current.  There were no injuries and traffic in both directions was shut down as high waters and a tree were shrouded over the crossing.  MORE HERE 

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MULTIPLE TORNADOES REPORTED IN MARYLAND AS ISAIAS BRINGS ROTATION TO ATMOSPHERE

A tornado watch was in effect for parts of Maryland Tuesday morning as Isaias moved in the area and multiple Tornado Warnings popped up in the region throughout the morning.  MORE HERE

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'VERY DANGEROUS': ST. MARY'S COUNTY SEVERELY FLOODED, TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN

A person is dead in St. Mary's County related to Tropical Storm Isaias.  Authorities say a very large tree fell on a vehicle. 

Tuesday afternoon, Commissioner President James R. Guy declared a State of Emergency for St. Mary's County for a period of seven days to expire August 11.  MORE HERE 

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THREE BODIES RECOVERED BUT NOT IDENTIFIED IN SEARCH FOR MISSING BOATERS

Three bodies have been recovered but not identified Tuesday afternoon as a search continues for three missing men who fell off a boat in the Potomac River last weekend.  MORE HERE 

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